annotation annotation  /ˌæ nə ˈteɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a comment or instruction (usually added)
  2. (n) the act of adding notes



  1. Were it not for the online annotation, the bill might not have been widely analyzed before the debate scheduled for May 21.
  2. Think of how Wikipedia works, how Amazon harnesses user annotation on its site, the way photo-sharing sites like Flickr are bleeding out into other applications.
  3. And not only that: If I choose, the existence of my annotation and the means to access it will show up in everybody else's book.


  • Digital Estimating/Takeoff Software serves construction industry.

    PlanSwift v9.4 is used by contractors and estimators to perform material takeoffs and estimate material quantities. Annotation tools feature set, included, offers capability to create revision clouds, rubber stamps, and sticky tabs to mark up drawings. Another standard feature lets users drag-and-drop templates onto subtracted area section to automatically fill it with new item. Also included ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "Dracula is a book that cries out for annotation," writes novelist Neil Gaiman in the introduction. "The world it describes is no longer our world. . . . It is a book that is good to traverse with someone informed and informative by your...
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Neil Gaiman Source:

  2. The following March, at the Mobility Developers Conference, Gates called the Tablet PC "an explosive form factor, because things like annotation and reading, note taking, haven't really been possible," and spoke of vendors selling out of their...
    on Feb 22, 2005 By: Bill Gates Source:

  3. "Two hundred thousand American soldiers died fighting the Nazis," Zuroff said. "Twenty million Russians died. It is incredibly important that these facts be included in any sort of annotation because it's the only way to rob the book of its...
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Efraim Zuroff Source: Jerusalem Post

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