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- S: (n) notation,
**notational system**(a technical system of symbols used to represent special things) *direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) mathematical notation (a notation used by mathematicians)
- S: (n) numeration system, number system, number representation system, system of numeration (any notation for the representation of numbers)
- S: (n) positional notation, positional representation system (a numeration system in which a real number is represented by an ordered set of characters where the value of a character depends on its position)
- S: (n) binary numeration system, pure binary numeration system, binary number system, binary system (a positional system of numeration that uses binary digits and a radix of two)
- S: (n) octal numeration system, octal number system (a positional system of numeration that uses octal digits and a radix of eight)
- S: (n) decimal numeration system, decimal number system, decimal system (a positional system of numeration that uses decimal digits and a base of ten)
- S: (n) duodecimal number system, duodecimal system (a positional system of numeration that uses duodecimal digits and a radix of twelve)
- S: (n) hexadecimal number system, sexadecimal number system, hexadecimal system (a positional system of numeration that uses hexadecimal digits and a radix of sixteen)
- S: (n) binary notation (any notation that uses 2 characters (usually 0 and 1))
- S: (n) decimal notation (any notation that uses 10 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 9))
- S: (n) octal notation (any mathematical notation that uses 8 different characters (usually the digits 0 to 7))
- S: (n) duodecimal notation (any notation that uses 12 different characters)
- S: (n) hexadecimal notation, sexadecimal notation (any notation that uses 16 different characters)
- S: (n) sign (a character indicating a relation between quantities)
*"don't forget the minus sign"* - S: (n) equal sign (a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal)
- S: (n) plus sign (a sign indicating the operation of addition)
- S: (n) minus sign (a sign indicating the operation of subtraction)
- S: (n) radical sign (a sign indicating the extraction of a root)
- S: (n) decimal point, percentage point, point (the dot at the left of a decimal fraction)
- S: (n) exponent, power, index (a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself)
- S: (n) degree (the highest power of a term or variable)
- S: (n) degree of a term (the sum of the exponents of the variables in the term)
- S: (n) degree of a polynomial (the degree of the term in the polynomial that has the highest degree)
- S: (n) first degree (a degree of one)
*"all of the terms in a linear equation are of the first degree"* - S: (n) logarithm, log (the exponent required to produce a given number)
- S: (n) common logarithm (a logarithm to the base 10)
- S: (n) natural logarithm, Napierian logarithm (a logarithm to the base e)
- S: (n) fixed-point notation, fixed-point representation system (a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is fixed by convention)
- S: (n) floating-point notation, floating-point representation system (a radix numeration system in which the location of the decimal point is indicated by an exponent of the radix; in the floating-point representation system, 0.0012 is represented as 0.12-2 where -2 is the exponent)
- S: (n) infix notation (a notation for forming mathematical expressions using parentheses and governed by rules of operator precedence; operators are dispersed among the operands)
- S: (n) parenthesis-free notation (a notation for forming mathematical expressions that does not use parentheses to delimit components)
- S: (n) prefix notation, Lukasiewicz notation, Polish notation (a parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical expressions in which each operator precedes its operands)
- S: (n) postfix notation, suffix notation, reverse Polish notation (a parenthesis-free notation for forming mathematical expressions in which each operator follows its operands)
- S: (n) musical notation ((music) notation used by musicians)
- S: (n) bar line (a vertical line before the accented beat marking the boundary between musical bars)
- S: (n) double bar (notation marking the end of principal parts of a musical composition; two adjacent bar lines)
- S: (n) tablature (a musical notation indicating the fingering to be used)
- S: (n) scale, musical scale ((music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave))
- S: (n) gamut (the entire scale of musical notes)
- S: (n) diatonic scale (a scale with eight notes in an octave; all but two are separated by whole tones)
- S: (n) mode, musical mode (any of various fixed orders of the various diatonic notes within an octave)
- S: (n) ecclesiastical mode, Gregorian mode, church mode, medieval mode (any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode)
- S: (n) Greek mode (any of the descending diatonic scales in the music of classical Greece)
- S: (n) major scale, major diatonic scale (a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 3rd and 4th and 7th and 8th)
- S: (n) C major, C major scale, scale of C major ((music) the major scale having no sharps or flats)
- S: (n) minor scale, minor diatonic scale (a diatonic scale with notes separated by whole tones except for the 2nd and 3rd and 5th and 6th)
- S: (n) chromatic scale (a 12-note scale including all the semitones of the octave)
- S: (n) gapped scale (a musical scale with fewer than seven notes)
- S: (n) pentatonic scale, pentatone (a gapped scale with five notes; usually the fourth and seventh notes of the diatonic scale are omitted)
- S: (n) interval, musical interval (the difference in pitch between two notes)
- S: (n) tone, whole tone, step, whole step (a musical interval of two semitones)
- S: (n) semitone, half step (the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument)
- S: (n) quarter tone, quarter-tone (half of a semitone)
- S: (n) octave, musical octave (a musical interval of eight tones)
- S: (n) third (the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it)
*"a simple harmony written in major thirds"* - S: (n) fourth (the musical interval between one note and another four notes away from it)
- S: (n) fifth (the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it)
- S: (n) sixth (the musical interval between one note and another six notes away from it)
- S: (n) seventh (the musical interval between one note and another seven notes away from it)
- S: (n) staff, stave ((music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written)
- S: (n) clef (a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it)
- S: (n) treble clef, treble staff, G clef (a clef that puts the G above middle C on the second line of a staff)
- S: (n) bass clef, F clef (a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff)
- S: (n) alto clef, viola clef (a clef that puts middle C on the third line of a staff)
- S: (n) C clef (a movable clef that puts middle C on one of the lines of a staff)
- S: (n) soprano clef (a clef that puts middle C on the bottom line of the staff)
- S: (n) tenor clef (a clef that puts middle C on the fourth line of the staff; used for writing music for bassoons or cellos or tenor horns)
- S: (n) key signature, signature (the sharps or flats that follow the clef and indicate the key)
- S: (n) key, tonality (any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music)
- S: (n) major key, major mode (a key whose harmony is based on the major scale)
- S: (n) minor key, minor mode (a key based on the minor scale)
- S: (n) tonic key, home key (the basic key in which a piece of music is written)
- S: (n) atonality, atonalism (the absence of a key; alternative to the diatonic system)
- S: (n) time signature, musical time signature (a musical notation indicating the number of beats to a measure and kind of note that takes a beat)
- S: (n) alla breve (a musical time signature indicating two or four half notes to a measure)
- S: (n) measure, bar (musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats)
*"the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"* - S: (n) rest (a musical notation indicating a silence of a specified duration)
- S: (n) whole rest (a musical rest equal in duration to four beats in common time)
- S: (n) half rest (a musical rest having the time value of half a whole rest or equal in duration to two beats in common time)
- S: (n) quarter rest (a musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest)
- S: (n) note, musical note, tone (a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound)
*"the singer held the note too long"* - S: (n) tonic, keynote ((music) the first note of a diatonic scale)
- S: (n) supertonic ((music) the second note of a diatonic scale)
- S: (n) mediant ((music) the third note of a diatonic scale; midway between the tonic and the dominant)
- S: (n) subdominant ((music) the fourth note of the diatonic scale)
- S: (n) dominant ((music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale)
- S: (n) submediant ((music) the sixth note of a major or minor scale (or the third below the tonic))
- S: (n) subtonic, leading tone ((music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale)
- S: (n) pedal point, pedal (a sustained bass note)
- S: (n) trill, shake (a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it)
- S: (n) middle C (the note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff; 261.63 hertz)
- S: (n) chord (a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together)
- S: (n) arpeggio (a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously)
- S: (n) sforzando (an accented chord)
- S: (n) common chord, triad (a three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones)
- S: (n) seventh chord (a triad with a seventh added)
- S: (n) passing note, passing tone (a nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes)
- S: (n) whole note, semibreve (a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time))
- S: (n) half note, minim (a musical note having the time value of half a whole note)
- S: (n) quarter note, crotchet (a musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note)
- S: (n) eighth note, quaver (a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note)
- S: (n) sixteenth note, semiquaver (a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note)
- S: (n) thirty-second note, demisemiquaver (a musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note)
- S: (n) sixty-fourth note, hemidemisemiquaver (a musical note having the time value of a sixty-fourth of a whole note)
- S: (n) grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccatura (an embellishing note usually written in smaller size)
- S: (n) blue note (a flattened third or seventh)
- S: (n) monotone (a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts))
- S: (n) slur ((music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato)
- S: (n) tie ((music) a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value)
- S: (n) sharp (a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named)
- S: (n) double sharp (a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones)
- S: (n) flat (a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named)
- S: (n) double flat (a musical notation of two flats in front of a note indicating that it is to be lowered by two semitones)
- S: (n) natural, cancel (a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat)
- S: (n) accidental (a musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature)
- S: (n) fermata (a musical notation (over a note or chord or rest) that indicates it is to be prolonged by an unspecified amount)
- S: (n) solmization, solmisation (a system of naming the notes of a musical scale by syllables instead of letters)
- S: (n) tonic solfa, solfa (a system of solmization using the solfa syllables: do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti)
- S: (n) segno ((music) a notation written at the beginning or end of a passage that is to be repeated)
- S: (n) sforzando ((music) a notation written above a note and indicating that it is to be played with a strong initial attack)
- S: (n) choreography (a notation used by choreographers)
- S: (n) Labanotation (a system of notation for dance movements that uses symbols to represent points on a dancer's body and the direction of the dancer's movement and the tempo and the dynamics)
- S: (n) chemical notation (a notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry)
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