Quotation. On screen the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera. For example a quotation for company xyz stock includes the real time bid price ask price quote size price of the last trade size of the last trade the high price for the day and the low price for the day. A phrase or short piece of writing taken from a longer work of literature poetry etc.
Quotation marks also set off the titles of things that do not normally stand by themselves. An explicit reference or allusion in an artistic work to a passage or element from another usually well known work. A passage quoted from a book speech etc.
A speech full of quotations from lincolns letters. The builder gave us several price quotations quotes for the new housing complex. Cappelen and lepore 2003 claim that this is an argument in favor of a semantic account of mixed quotation because it shows that the quotation marks cannot just be dropped without semantic consequences.
These are obviously mistaken renderings of c1 and c2. A quotation is a sentence or group of sentences quoted by a famous person. Quotation definition something that is quoted.
Short stories poems and articles. The price that a person or company says they will charge to do a piece of work. Direct quotations from other paintings are fairly sparse robert hughes.
Use quotation marks to set off material that represents quoted or spoken language. Or what someone else has said.