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Meaning of ANNOTATION

Pronunciation:  `anow'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of adding notes
  2. [n]  a comment (usually added to a text); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"
 

ANNOTATION is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: annotating, notation, note
 
 See Also: acknowledgment, citation, comment, commentary, credit, expanding upon, expansion, footer, footnote, mention, N.B., NB, nota bene, postscript, PS, quotation, reference

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`no*ta"tion\, n. [L. annotatio: cf. F.
annotation.]
A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually
in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a
word or a passage.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. Extra information associated with a particular point in a document or program. Annotations may be added either by a compiler or by the programmer. They are not usually essential to the correct function of the program but give hints to improve performance.

2. A new commentary node linked to an existing node. If readers, as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: Adding pertinent information such as gene coded for, amino acid sequence, or other commentary to the database entry of raw sequence of DNA bases.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adversaria, aide-memoire, apparatus criticus, comment, commentary, commentation, docket, entry, exegesis, footnote, gloss, item, jotting, marginal note, marginalia, memo, memoir, memorandum, memorial, minutes, notation, note, note of explanation, register, registry, reminder, scholia, scholium, word of explanation
 

 

 

 

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