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Annotation   /ˌænətˈeɪʃən/   Listen

A comment or instruction (usually added).  Synonyms: notation, note.  "He added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
The act of adding notes.  Synonym: annotating.

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"Annotation" Quotes from Famous Books

... and to the authorities of the Public Record Office, the Privy Council Office, the British Museum, and the Bodleian Library. Special thanks are due to the officials of three libraries in which the work of annotation was mostly done—the Library of Congress, that of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and that of Bowdoin College. On a few nautical points the editor had the advice of his old friend the late Captain Charles Cate of North Edgecomb, Maine. And especially he has to thank the ...
— Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period - Illustrative Documents • Various

... the work in question chosen from the great body of English criticism, and, where possible, a portrait of the author. Ample explanatory notes of such passages in the text as call for special attention are supplied, but irrelevant annotation and explanations of the obvious are ...
— Short Stories of Various Types • Various

Words linked to "Annotation" :   expanding upon, footer, citation, nota bene, mention, reference, annotate, N.B., postscript, poste restante, cite, comment, quotation, nb, PS, commentary, credit, expansion, acknowledgment, footnote

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