audio disc

or au·di·o disk, au·di·o·disc

[ aw-dee-oh-disk ]
/ ˈɔ di oʊˌdɪsk /
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noun

See under record(def 17).

Nearby words

  1. auding,
  2. audio,
  3. audio book,
  4. audio conference,
  5. audio description,
  6. audio frequency,
  7. audio response,
  8. audio response unit,
  9. audio-,
  10. audio-lingual

Origin of audio disc

First recorded in 1980–85

Origin of record

1175–1225; 1875–80 for def 17; (v.) Middle English recorden < Old French recorder < Latin recordārī to remember, recollect (re- re- + cord- (stem of cors) heart + -ārī infinitive ending); (noun) Middle English record(e) < Old French, derivative of recorder; compare Medieval Latin recordum

SYNONYMS FOR record
Related formsre·cord·a·ble, adjectiverec·ord·less, adjectiveun·re·cord·a·ble, adjectivewell-re·cord·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for audio disc

record

noun (ˈrɛkɔːd)

verb (rɪˈkɔːd) (mainly tr)

Derived Formsrecordable, adjective

Word Origin for record

C13: from Old French recorder to call to mind, from Latin recordārī to remember, from re- + cor heart

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Word Origin and History for audio disc
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for audio disc

record

[ rĭ-kôrd ]

v.

To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form.
To register or indicate.

n.


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Idioms and Phrases with audio disc

record

see break the record; go on record; just for the record; off the record; set (the record) straight; track record.

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