Definition of notation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//nəʊˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//noʊˈteɪʃn//
[uncountable, countable]
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a system of signs or symbols used to represent information, especially in mathematics, science and music scientific/musical notation Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Latin notatio(n-), from the verb notare, from nota ‘mark’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: notation