From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnotationno‧ta‧tion /nəʊˈteɪʃən $ noʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] WRITEa system of written marks or signs used to represent something such as music, mathematics, or scientific ideas

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notation• This feature could be eliminated, if desired, by arranging that n be expressed in expanded binary notation.• The adumbration of pedestrian figures by a kind of blurred notation seems to be entirely new in art.• To this end, we introduce the following notation.• Generally, notation from the Tables is added to notation in the schedules to make a more specific number.• No musical notation, for music must come from the heart and not off a page.• If any links are necessary between displays and listings, some notation must be introduced.• She stood over her desk, reading the notations on the jacket, tapping a pencil on a pad.• With the notation of Chapter 1 the metric equation can be rewritten where.