English translation: in mathematics it is notation. It is very common
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21:52 Jan 17, 2002
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Science / muscles, etc
Spanish term or phrase:denotation OR notation
I need to confirm this:
My understanding is that the former is used generally
e.g. Brit Broadcast Corp is denoted by BBC
And the latter is used specifically for mathematical equations.
See this extract:
The muscular fibre system is composed of the following subsystems (denotations/notations in brackets):
(1) 2) The sarcoplasmic reticulum sub-system (RS) is a network .....
The fact/prooblem is taht these abbreviations are NOT used again in the text! So I don't know, any ideas???
notations are either written symbols used to represent numbers or elements in such fields as mathematics or music. But it can also mean annotation or information added. I think denotation here means definition.
Shorter Oxford Dictionary of the English Language
Kim Metzger Mexico Local time: 02:18 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 259