• WordNet 3.6
    • n notification an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
    • n notification a request for payment "the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting"
    • n notification informing by words
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Notification Notice given in words or writing, or by signs.
    • Notification The act of notifying, or giving notice; the act of making known; especially, the act of giving official notice or information to the public or to individuals, corporations, companies, or societies, by words, by writing, or by other means.
    • Notification The writing which communicates information; an advertisement, or citation, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n notification The act of notifying or giving notice; the act of making known, publishing, or proclaiming.
    • n notification Specifically, the act of giving official notice or information by writing, or by other means: as, the notification must take place in three days.
    • n notification Notice given in words or writing, or by signs; intimation.
    • n notification The writing which communicates information; an advertisement, citation, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Notification the act of notifying: the notice given: the paper containing the notice
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. notification,. See Notify
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. notificāre, -ātumnotus, known, facĕre, to make.


In literature:

You have hardly received as yet any official notification that your cause has been lost.
"Miss Mackenzie" by Anthony Trollope
A couple of hours later, we received notification of his condition from the hospital, and at the same time orders from CINCMARS.
"Shock Absorber" by E.G. von Wald
He might strike at any time, and he'd certainly not send advance notification.
"Final Weapon" by Everett B. Cole
No such notification has reached me, and therefore, as you will see, no such boat can possibly have left.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
This notification was made in 1829, though the revocation did not actually take place till 1833.
"Australia, its history and present condition" by William Pridden
I have interrupted myself to write the necessary notification to the Chief Justice.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
A notification made after the outbreak of hostilities is addressed only to neutral powers.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2" by Various
Suddenly came a notification to these unsuspecting farmers that not they, but Astor, owned the land.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
This notification may increase the vigilance of the blockading fleet.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
The promised notification was hanging over her head.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen

In news:

Go to "Account Settings" and click the " Notifications " tab.
Once there, click "View" on the top tab and uncheck where it says "Play a sound when each new notification is received.".
Emergency notifications to the public will be processed through the respective city's Emergency Operation Center or the Merced County Office of Emergency Services.
New Emergency Notification System for Merced County.
Macomb Emergency Notification System Operating.
Notification of Unusual Event at Prairie Island plant terminated.
If notifications go out in a timely manner, Kratsch said, those types of cases can be avoided.
New notification system to help abuse victims.
The state attorney general's office announced Monday that the state has now added text messaging to its Automated Victim Notification system.
The different FDA actions that may be taken on premarket notifications (510(k)s).
A new Iowa service will provide crime victims and others real-time notifications whenever registered sex offenders notify authorities about changes of address.
Under the new Offender Watch program, automatic notifications will be made via phones or text messages.
Cornell to Test Campus Emergency Mass Notification System Oct 10.
The University of Connecticut will test its emergency notification system on the Storrs campus at 1:50 pm Tuesday, Oct 9.

In science:

Sandler, D., Mislove, A., Post, A., and Druschel, P. 2005. Sharing web micronews with peer-to-peer event notification.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Is repetition, which seems inefficient, the only way to take advantage of frequency diversity? It is not—if coding is taken into consideration.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems
The software management functionality also includes a system function that provides automated notification of license near expiry.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 3 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
JavaScript in some cases used to check the validity of input data entered by user side, this will help to do the checking at client side, better than doing that computation at server side, otherwise the server has to send notification message and ask the user to redo data entry [227].
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
AspectJ can separate the cross -cutting concern from the core concern and perform monitoring, verification, authentication or providing notification without tangling or scattering the code.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report