# 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

## Words Nearby algebraic notation

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## How to use algebraic notation in a sentence

*algebraic notation*was not sufficiently developed to enable the argument to be condensed into a form easily surveyed.William Oughtred | Florian Cajori

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