annotation definition

  • noun:
    • The act or process of furnishing crucial commentary or explanatory records.
    • A critical or explanatory note; a commentary.
    • a vital or explanatory discourse or analysis
    • a comment added to a text
    • the entire process of composing such opinion or commentary
    • metadata put into a document or program
    • information concerning the hereditary structure of sequences of bases
    • an email, included by way of remark, or description; -- often within the plural.
    • The act of annotating or of creating records.
    • A remark, note, or discuss some passing of a book or any other writing: as, annotations on the Scriptures.
    • initial outward indications of the strategy of a febrile paroxysm in periodic fever.
    • a comment or instruction (usually included)
    • the act of including records

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