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v. re·cord·ed, re·cord·ing, re·cords
1. To set down for preservation in writing or other permanent form: She recorded her thoughts in a diary.
2. To register or indicate: The clerk recorded the votes.
a. To render (sound or images) into permanent form for reproduction in a magnetic or electronic medium.
b. To record the words, sound, appearance, or performance of (someone or something): recorded the oldest townspeople on tape; recorded the violin concerto.
To record something.
n. rec·ord (rĕk′ərd)Idioms:
a. An account, as of information or facts, set down especially in writing as a means of preserving knowledge.
b. Something on which such an account is based.
c. Something that records: a fossil record.
2. Information or data on a particular subject collected and preserved: the coldest day on record.
3. The known history of performance, activities, or achievement: your academic record; hampered by a police record.
4. An unsurpassed measurement: a world record in weightlifting; a record for cold weather.
5. Computers A collection of related, often adjacent items of data, treated as a unit.
6. Law A transcript or a collection of statements and related information reporting the proceedings of a legislative body, a court, or an executive.
a. A disk designed to be played on a phonograph.
b. A musical recording that is issued on a medium of some kind.
go on record
To embrace a certain position publicly: go on record in favor of the mayor's reelection.
off the record
Not for publication: The senator told the reporters that his remarks were strictly off the record.
Known to have been stated or to have taken a certain position: The senator's opposition to the new legislation is on record.
[Middle English recorden, from Old French recorder, from Latin recordārī, to remember : re-, re- + cor, cord-, heart; see kerd- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
1. (of information or events) written down, photographed, or put onto a computer: an increase in recorded crime.
2. (Electronics) (of an event, programme, etc) put on tape or film so that it can be heard or viewed again later. See also recorded message
In artillery and naval gunfire support, the response used to indicate that the action taken to "record as target" has been completed.
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|Adj.||1.||recorded - set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music"|
|2.||recorded - (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a register; "recorded holders of a stock"|
registered - listed or recorded officially; "record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery"; "registered bonds"