- recorded delivery,
- recording angel,
- recording head,
- recording secretary,
Origin of recording
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
noun rec·ord [rek-erd] /ˈrɛk ərd/
- the commitment to writing, as authentic evidence, of something having legal importance, especially as evidence of the proceedings or verdict of a court.
- evidence preserved in this manner.
- an authentic or official written report of proceedings of a court of justice.
adjective rec·ord [rek-erd] /ˈrɛk ərd/
Origin of record
Examples from the Web for recording
Back home and off the road, Gil looked forward to recording again.
By the time of the recording session, Brian had become quite agile with the flute and suggested adding it to the song.
A network insider insisted: “No expletives were uttered by Mr Mason in the recording of his rant.”
I remember practicing that lick [from the solo “Round Midnight” recording] years ago, learning how to do that cascade effect.
In late April or early May 1955, Chuck approached Muddy Waters about recording, and Muddy sent him to Leonard Chess.
The recording point will in this manner be gently pressed against the glass plate, marking the dot, and then gradually set free.
After attaching the petiole to the recording lever, indirect stimulus is applied, generally speaking, at a distance of 15 mm.
When the applause had subsided, Billy Dutton sprang up, and wanted to know "what about a recording seckitary?"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne
I hope the recording angel will take into account the extenuating circumstances of that lie."Over There" with the Australians|R. Hugh Knyvett
Either that or anything that she signed which purports to be her statement or affidavit or other recording.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
- the act or process of making a record, esp of sound on a gramophone record or magnetic tape
- (as modifier)recording studio; recording head
- the best or most outstanding amount, rate, height, etc, ever attained, as in some field of sportan Olympic record; a world record; to break the record for the long jump
- (as modifier)a record time
- stated in a public document
- publicly known
verb (rɪˈkɔːd) (mainly tr)
Word Origin for record
c.1200, "to repeat, reiterate, recite; rehearse, get by heart," from Old French recorder "tell, relate, repeat, recite, report, make known" (12c.) and directly from Latin recordari "remember, call to mind, think over, be mindful of," from re- "restore" (see re-) + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (as the metaphoric seat of memory, cf. learn by heart); see heart.
Meaning "set down in writing" first attested mid-14c.; that of "put sound or pictures on disks, tape, etc." is from 1892. Related: Recorded; recording.
c.1300, "testimony committed to writing," from Old French record "memory, statement, report," from recorder "to record" (see record (v.)). Meaning "written account of some event" is from late 14c. Meaning "disk on which sounds or images have been recorded" is first attested 1878. That of "best or highest recorded achievement in sports, etc." is from 1883. Phrase on the record is from 1900; adverbial phrase off the record "confidentially" is attested from 1906. Record-player attested from 1919.
see break the record; go on record; just for the record; off the record; set (the record) straight; track record.