notate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v notate put into notation, as of music or choreography; in the old days, the steps had to be memorized" "Nowadays, you can notate an entire ballet"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Irving Berlin has never learned to read music or to write it. He hums or sings his songs to a secretary, who takes them down in musical notation.
    • a Notate (Bot) Marked with spots or lines, which are often colored.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • notate In zoology and botany, marked with spots or lines; variegated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Notate (bot.) marked with coloured spots or lines
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Quotations

  • Elias Canetti
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    “The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. notatus, marked, p. p. of notare, to mark. See 5th Note
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—notāre, -ātum, to mark.

Usage

In literature:

He consults him about the various letters upon which he needs his advice and makes notations in shorthand on them.
"The Book of Business Etiquette" by Nella Henney
The Egyptians, Greeks and Romans are said to have made use of a system of finger notation.
"The Deaf" by Harry Best
If a notation in rods be preferred, the span should be a rod, or half rod long.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
It was perfectly normal, but it was easy for Kent to persuade a notation on the chart a degree above.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
The notation used requires the following definitions.
"Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)" by Digital Equipment Corporation
Make a notation, with chalk, of the gravity of each cell each morning.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
Mary Faithful picked up her notations.
"The Gorgeous Girl" by Nalbro Bartley
He's made some notations in the ancient language of Mars.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Besides Lord Kelburne and his counsellor, there were divers gentlemen seated at the table, and two clerks to make notations.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
His chief advance on Bombelli was in his notation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2" by Various
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In poetry:

Vous estes ma morte et ma vye,
I preye you for your curteisie
Amate,
Cestes maundes jeo vous pry
In youre herte stedefastly Notate.
"Lines from Love Letters" by Anonymous British

In news:

So Gil Scott-Heron asserted in 1970, and so it was not—at least not on American TV.
Donations may be sent to Vickey Lane, 516 Malone Road, Cadiz, KY 42211 with a notation for the Veterans Memorial at Long Creek Cemetery.
DNV has developed a class notation for seismic vessels in consultation with key industry players, WesternGeco, PGS and Fugro-Geoteam.
RINA updates GREEN PLUS notation to cover transhipment terminals.
International classification society RINA has updated its industry-leading GREEN PLUS notation to include new potential sources of pollution involving seagoing ships and ships operating at fixed locations.
Although there are other competitors, the notation software market, for the most part, is dominated by its two 800-pound gorillas: Avid Sibelius and MakeMusic Finale.
A notation on the US Patent Office Web site indicates that the Eolas patent on Web browsers is under reconsideration.
The above check has the notation "Mike Miller" in the subject line.
A quick notation of the food & sugar content can be a great tool to see how quickly and frequently you are consuming sugar.
So field notations in all their variety interest me – the journals of explorers, the notebooks of artists, and the diaries of scientists.
Professional wine tasters make notations about different wines during the Top Taster Blind Wine Tasting Competition, a Flavor .
A notation regarding the total time needed to complete the individual lessons .
Molecular Notation of Compounds vs Compositions.
Award-winning music notation software developer Notion Music has announced the release of Notion 4.0 notation software.
What was hot—and what was not—at the 2009 National Championship Air Races.
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In science:

Our notations in Remark (2.1) are slightly different from the notations used in .
On the universality of the probability distribution of the product $B^{-1}X$ of random matrices
We use Pr(·) to notate probability and E(·) to notate expectation.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
Notation We introduce the notation which will be used in the present paper.
Generalized eigenfunctions of relativistic Schroedinger operators I
We remark that Ψj k (n) (our notation) is equivalent to Pk ,j (n) (their notation) (j = L, R).
Limit theorems and absorption problems for one-dimensional correlated random walks
Rather than introduce two separate notations for the two orderings, we use the same notation for both, and indicate nearby which ordering is meant.
Two recursive decompositions of Brownian bridge
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