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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a comment or instruction (usually added);
- Example: "his notes were appended at the end of the article"
- Example: "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
[syn: note, annotation, notation]

2. the act of adding notes;
[syn: annotation, annotating]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Annotation \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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

annotation n 1: a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope" [syn: note, annotation, notation] 2: the act of adding notes [syn: annotation, annotating]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "annotation": 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
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

annotation annotate 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as well as authors, can annotate nodes, then they can immediately provide feedback if the information is misleading, out of date or plain wrong. (1995-11-26)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

ANNOTATION, civil law. The designation of a place of deportation. Dig. 32, 1, 3 or the summoning of an, absentee. Dig. lib. 5. 2. In another sense, annotations were the answers of the prince to questions put to him by private persons respecting some doubtful point of law. See Rescript.