annotation

noun an·no·ta·tion \ ˌa-nə-ˈtā-shən \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of annotation

1 : a note added by way of comment or explanation
  • The bibliography was provided with helpful annotations.
2 : the act of annotating something

Examples of annotation in a Sentence

  1. Without the annotations, the diagram would be hard to understand.

  2. the author's annotation of the diagram

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Origin and Etymology of annotation


ANNOTATION Defined for English Language Learners

annotation

noun

Definition of annotation for English Language Learners

  • : a note added to a text, book, drawing, etc., as a comment or explanation

  • : the act of adding notes or comments to something : the act of annotating something


Law Dictionary

annotation

noun an·no·ta·tion \ ˌa-nə-ˈtā-shən \

legal Definition of annotation

1 : a note added (as to a statute) by way of comment or explanation often furnishing summaries of relevant court decisions
2 capitalized : an informational and descriptive note or essay (as about a case or legal issue) especially in American Law Reports


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