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noun as in written remarks

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There are many surprising analogies between proteins, the basic building blocks of life, and musical notation.

A protein chain can be represented as a string of these alphabetic letters, very much like a string of music notes in alphabetical notation.

Logic Pro’s video integration, variable Smart Tempo adjustment, and music notation have made it popular for scoring to picture.

Occasionally, I’d furtively steal a glance at the notebook’s cryptically worded notations.

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A nurse also reported “Pt refused C-section” in a notation dated two days after Reggie was delivered.

The results, one simple line in karyotype notation, were clear.

The tightly patterned organization of the notation is a “very strange find” and appears too careful to be a document draft.

It is true that the authorities from whom we derive our knowledge of the Greek notation are post-classical.

It would be beyond the scope of this essay to discuss the date of the Greek musical notation.

And how and when was the notation adapted to exhibit the several keys in which any such System might be set?

Hence he regards the notation as confirming his theory of the nature and history of the Modes.

The special fitness of the notation for the scales of the Enharmonic genus may be regarded as a further indication of its date.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to notation, such as: documentation, characters, chit, code, figures, and jotting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.