# algebraic notation

### noun

chess the standard method of denoting the squares on the chessboard, by allotting a letter, a, b, c, up to h, to each of the files running up the board from White's side, starting from the left, and a number to each of the ranks across the board, starting with White's first rank

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## Nearby words

- algebraic equation,
- algebraic expression,
- algebraic extension,
- algebraic function,
- algebraic geometry,
- algebraic number,
- algebraic operation,
- algebraic topology,
- algebraically closed field,
- algebraist

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