• WordNet 3.6
    • n annotation the act of adding notes
    • n annotation 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n annotation The act of annotating or of making notes.
    • n annotation A remark, note, or comment on some passage of a book or other writing: as, annotations on the Scriptures.
    • n annotation The first symptoms of the approach of a febrile paroxysm in intermittent fever. Synonyms Comment, etc. See remark, n.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Annotation a note of explanation: comment
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. annotatio,: cf. F. annotation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. annotāread, to, notāre, -ātum, to mark.


In literature:

Prynne's Breviate annotated by Abp.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Edited and annotated by Hiram W. Beckwith.
"The Land of the Miamis" by Elmore Barce
There are no notes; and Praed is an author who is much in need of annotation.
"Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860" by George Saintsbury
THE ANNOTATIONS ON THE CORINTHIANS may be had now in One Volume, price 7s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853" by Various
He placed in my charge a great many unopened letters, and a special list of candidates for office, with annotations.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Fries by his annotation relieves somewhat the reader's uncertainty.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Maps were made which Lord Burghley annotated.
"Spenser" by R. W. Church
He read and annotated Guyau, with whom he had many points in common.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
His annotated edition supplies all the solvents of a famous problem in the history of Italy and the literature of politics.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Mr. J. PAYNE COLLIER, the annotator upon Shakspeare, has received a pension of L100 a year from the Royal Literary Pension Fund.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various

In news:

3D-Coat Delcam Sensable Other resources for basic CAD tutorials: An Alternative to Nurbs Computers for MCAD The Changing Face of Model Annotation.
We propose an efficient framework for human-aided morphological annotation of a large spontaneous speech corpus such as the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese.
The Department of Defense has posted an annotated version of its new Memorandum of Understanding for institutions that wish to participate in its Voluntary Education Program after January 1.
To Vladimir Nabokov 's favorite translator and only son, the thought of selling the books his father so intricately annotated with fantasy butterflies and personal asides was distressing, but it had to be done.
This paper presents strategies and lessons learned from the use of natural language annotations to facilitate question answering in the START information access system.
The Jewish Annotated New Testament , edited by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler.
The Jewish Annotated New Testament .
Two new biographies have appeared in the past three years, along with an annotated collection of Nightingale 's correspondence with Mother Superior Mary Clare Moore, with whom she worked in the Crimea.
They just fade into a twilight zone of reunion tours, lite-music radio and fussily annotated compact disk anthologies.
A Life in Letters selected and annotated by Peter Davison London: Harvill Secker, 542 pp.
Stray Comments From Gerhard Zeiler's Keynote To The MIPTV Conference, With Annotated (And Parenthetical ) Sotto-Voce Commentary.
This Monday Dec 10, 2012 satellite image provided by GeoEye and annotated by 38 North, shows recent activity at the Sohae rocket launching facility in Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, North Korea.
'The Annotated Frankenstein,' by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and edited by Susan J Wolfson and Ronald Levao.
This undated handout photo provided by George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, shows George Washington's annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Knox County Law Director John Owings reads from the Tennessee Code Annotated, pointing out during Wednesday's meeting that he believes one of the Knox County Ethics Committee's proposals would not be legal.

In science:

Translated from the Russian, annotated, and revised by K. L.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
Each transition is annotated with lower and upper bounds, a guard, and a variable update rule.
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
Many existing semantic wikis are classical wikis enriched with semantic annotations.
AceWiki: Collaborative Ontology Management in Controlled Natural Language
Annotated minimum volume sets for nonparametric anomaly discovery.
Distributed Detection in Sensor Networks with Limited Range Multi-Modal Sensors
Each column in T a is annotated with (part id, prob) of an event tuple in the current induced event relation.
Semantics and Evaluation of Top-k Queries in Probabilistic Databases