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Noun: denotation  ,dee-now'tey-shun
  1. The act of indicating or pointing out by name
    - indication
  2. The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to
    "the denotation of 'satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos";
    - reference, extension

Derived forms: denotations

Type of: meaning, naming, substance

Encyclopedia: Denotation