denote

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v denote have as a meaning "`multi-' denotes `many' "
    • v denote be a sign or indication of "Her smile denoted that she agreed"
    • v denote make known; make an announcement "She denoted her feelings clearly"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Japan, by the time man reaches the age of 60, he is commemorated with a special ceremony. This ceremony features the man wearing a red kimono, which denotes that he no longer has the responsibilities of being a mature adult
    • Denote To be the sign of; to betoken; to signify; to mean. "A general expression to denote wickedness of every sort."
    • Denote To mark out plainly; to signify by a visible sign; to serve as the sign or name of; to indicate; to point out; as, the hands of the clock denote the hour. "The better to denote her to the doctor."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • denote To mark off from others; identify by a mark; designate; name; signify by a sign, especially a visible sign: as, the character × denotes multiplication. See connote.
    • denote To be the sign or symptom of; show; indicate: as, a quick pulse denotes fever.
    • denote Synonyms Note, Denote, Connote. See the definitions of these words.
    • denote To betoken, imply.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Denote dē-nōt′ to note or mark off: to indicate by a sign: to signify or mean:
    • v.t Denote dē-nōt′ (log.) to indicate the objects comprehended in a class
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. denotare,; de-, + notare, to mark, nota, mark, sign, note: cf. F. dénoter,. See Note
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. denotāre, -ātumde, inten., and notāre, to mark—nota, a mark or sign.

Usage

In literature:

These words were quite enough to denote which way the wind was blowing.
"South African Memories" by Lady Sarah Wilson
The numerals 1 to 5 are, therefore, denoted by one to five waves of the flag from a to b, recovering to a.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
Hence her name is applied to denote love, and whatever is beloved by men.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
The agent, or person acting, is denoted by the syllable er added to the verb, as lover, frighter, striker.
"A Grammar of the English Tongue" by Samuel Johnson
SAT is employed to denote existence and goodness.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
The Singular denotes one object, the Plural, more than one.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
If a seed were cut in two, it denoted trouble to the party holding the larger portion of the seed.
"Folk Lore" by James Napier
In a little while his breathing denoted that he was fast asleep.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864" by Various
Results for the first interval are given in the line denoted 'first,' and for the second interval in the line denoted 'second.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
The mark of distinction denoting a baronet is usually placed on an escutcheon, on the fess point of the shield.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
The word, 'his own,' denotes the Self which had before been denoted by the word Sat; to the Self he (the individual soul) goes, i.e.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
Be that as it may, his diction in no sense denotes the exact state of his mind or morals.
"Over the Top With the Third Australian Division" by G. P. Cuttriss
It was a region they were kept out of by the fear of the Osages, as our own experience in the case of Roberts denoted.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Used us a law term in S. to denote that one species of right, or claim, flows from, and naturally falls to be added to, its principal.
"An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" by John Jamieson
Indeed, in the Edda Saga, her name appears in the first part of the compound Gundryggja, which denotes the office of the Valkyrs.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
This is the possessive form of these personal pronouns, the form that denotes ownership or possession.
"Plain English" by Marian Wharton
It is not merely verbal, because it denotes a force which operates, as all customs do, in controlling particular cases.
"Essays in Experimental Logic" by John Dewey
The word taboo as understood among ourselves, and as most often used among the Ifugaos, denotes a thing rather arbitrarily forbidden.
"Ifugao Law" by R. F. Burton
The name now denotes anything unusually hideous.
"Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art" by John Vinycomb
His costume denoted a student from a German university.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 6" by Various
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In poetry:

Till he says and he said as he p'inted ahead,
Right straight at the monster's fin,
"His actions denote that his heart's in his throat,
So jab him under the chini"
"What Ho! She Blows!" by Wallace Irwin
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Your zeal bespeaks you fair. In your deep eyes
A mystic fervor shines; yet your scarred flesh
And shrunken limbs denote exhausted nature,
Collapsing under discipline.
"The Dance To Death. Act III" by Emma Lazarus
Let flattering tombstones of marble denote
The places where wealth is decaying to dust;
And epitaphs tell of their virtues in rote,—
How wise they have lived, and how just.
"Bring Flowers" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
Domestic concerns are with thee to denote;
While I keep the vessel of commerce afloat.
Of mutual assistance we'll ever be heedful,
With help or with council, whichever is needful.
"The Wedding Night" by William Hutton
Goodnight and goodbye to the life whose signs denote us
As mourners clothed with regret for the life gone by;
To the waters of gloom whence winds of the dayspring float us
Goodnight and goodbye.
"In Harbour" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
- Sirs, they are of us, as their dress denotes,
And by as much: let them together chime:
It is an ancient bell within their throats,
Pulled by an aged ringer; with what glee
Befits the yellow yesterdays of time.
He who's for us, for him are we!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

This denotes premium Bead &Button magazine subscriber content.
A (*) denotes the book's first appearance on the list, (-) its return after falling off.
Most hygrometers, digital and analog alike, are calibrated to a specific degree of variation, which is denoted somewhere on the device itself or on the box in which it comes.
While sale prices may attract many consumers to products, for others, they may denote lower quality, a new study suggests.
Bexar County was using a CHFRS-2P asphalt emulsion from Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions , Inc That language denotes a cationic, high-float, rapid-set emulsion in the No.
The word "tradition" denotes something that is handed down from the past.
A square may be used to denote a specific inspection process.
While I'm not fond of the term "bucket list," it does denote things yet to be experienced.
Middle schoolers remember the order of the planets with the mnemonic sentence, "Mother very thoughtfully made a jelly sandwich under no protest" (where Earth is "t" for Terra and "a" denotes the asteroid belt).
Worn on the uniform above the right pocket -- denotes proficiency in a foreign language or sign language.
Box said three white lights denoting the commercial channel were off, and the only channel light operating on the bridge were under the eastern span of the bridge.
Members of the American Legion Post 307 and its Ladies Auxiliary received a proclamation denoting the day at a Cumming City Council meeting Oct 16.
A (*) denotes the book's first appearance on the list.
( ): Denotes loss Source: Home Textiles Today market research 1 2000 net income was $162.6 million and includes a $7 million pretax charge for a class action legal settlement.
We address the problem of belief revision in (nonmonotonic) logic programming under answer set semantics : given logic programs P and Q, the goal is to determine a program R that corresponds to the revision of P by Q, denoted P * Q.
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In science:

For a graph G, e(G) and v(G) denote the number of edges and vertices (respectively) of G, δ(G) denotes the minimum degree of G, and E (G) and V (G) denote the sets of edges and vertices (respectively).
Positional games on random graphs
With the above notations, the n-symbol long plaintext (i.e., the message sequence that needs to be encrypted) is denoted by the random vector Xn , the ciphertext (i.e., the output of the encryption mechanism) is denoted by Yn and the secret key used for encryption is denoted by K .
Quantum Noise Randomized Ciphers
Squares and solid lines denote Halo (b), circles and dashed lines denote Halo (d), and triangles and dotted lines denote Halo (e).
On Universal Halos and the Radial Orbit Instability
For x ∈ {0, 1}∗ and y ∈ {0, 1}∗ ∪ C, xy denotes the concatenation of x and y , x ⊑ y denotes that x is a prefix of y ; i.e., there exists u ∈ {0, 1}∗ ∪ C such that xu = y , and x < y denotes that x ⊑ y and x 6= y .
Dimension Extractors and Optimal Decompression
Denote by Φ(x) the standard normal cumulative distribution function; N (m, σ2 ) denotes the normal law with mean m and variance σ2 ; Xn ⇒ X denotes weak convergence of laws.
Asymptotic results for empirical measures of weighted sums of independent random variables
We use P to denote probability, E to denote expectation, and Iρ to denote indicator functions of expectation ρ as used earlier in this section.
Random Matrices: The circular Law
Let 1 denote the state which produces X (from the length 1 motif X), 2 denote the state which produces O (from the motif O), 3, resp. 4, denote the state which produces X, resp. O, from the motif XO, and 5, resp. 6, denote the state which produces X, resp. O, from the motif OX.
Effective Generation of Subjectively Random Binary Sequences
In this paper, T will denote a complete theory, τ will denote the vocabulary of T , L will denote the language of T .
On generically stable types in dependent theories
We conclude the introduction with a list of notation and conventions adopted in the paper. N denotes the set of natural numbers, R denotes the set of real numbers, B(R) denotes the Borel σ -algebra on R, and R+ denotes the subset of R of nonnegative reals.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
Throughout the paper, we use the following notation: χA denotes the characteristic function of set A, E(X ) denotes the mean value of random variable X , and Ec (X ) denotes the mean value of X , conditioned on information c.
Breaking One-Round Key-Agreement Protocols in the Random Oracle Model
Consider the Delaunay triangulation (assumed to exist) of Y , where Tj denotes the j th Delaunay triangle, J denotes the number of triangles, and CH (Y ) iid∼ U (CH (Y )) against segregation and association denotes the convex hull of Y .
Relative Density of the Random $r$-Factor Proximity Catch Digraph for Testing Spatial Patterns of Segregation and Association
Boldface upper case letters denote matrices, boldface lower case letters denote column vectors, and standard lower case letters denote scalars.
The Rank of the Covariance Matrix of an Evanescent Field
For a subset I ⊆ S , let WI denote the parabolic subgroup of W generated by I , denote by gI the corresponding semi-simple subalgebra of g, and let w◦ and wI ◦ denote the longest elements of W and WI .
Kostant's problem and parabolic subgroups
We use ei to denote the ith standard basis vector (that is, a vector of all zeros with the ith entry set to one), e to denote a vector with all entries set to one, 0 to denote the vector of all zeros, and I to denote the identity matrix.
Graph Kernels
We denote the product of divided powers of cochains by wedge, the usual powers are denoted (dx)∧n whereas the divided powers are denoted (dx)(∧n) .
Infinitesimal deformations of symmetric simple modular Lie algebras and Lie superalgebras
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