A note added by way of opinion or description frequently inside plural as annotations on old authors or on a word or a passage
- the work of adding records
- a comment or training (usually added)
- an email, included by means of comment, or explanation; -- often inside plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.
In genetics, the entire process of determining the areas and coding regions of genes in a genome and determining just what those genetics do. To annotate (irrespective of framework) is include an email by way of explanation or commentary. Once a genome is sequenced, it requires to be annotated in order to make sense of it.
comment, note, or discourse on some passage of a book, meant to illustrate its definition. Webster. In the civil-law. An imperial rescript finalized by the emperor. The answers of prince to concerns put to him by personal people respecting some doubtful point of legislation. Summoning an absentee. Dig. 1, 5. The designation of somewhere of deportation. Dig. 32, 1, 3. Annua nec debitum judex non separat ipsnm. A judge (or court) will not divide annuities nor financial obligation. 8 Coke, 52; 1 Salk. 36, 65. Debt and annuity is not split or apportioned by a court
mid-15c., from Latin annotationem (nominative annotatio), noun of action from previous participle stem of annotare "to incorporate records to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + notare "to note, level" (see note (v.)).
Critical or explanatory responses included with a document or literary work after it's been created or published.
(letter.) A note, added by means of remark, or explanation; -- frequently inside plural; since, annotations on old authors, or on a word or a passage.
For the press, and with the emendation and annotation of his Conquest of Mexico.