Recording
Record Re*cord" (r?*k?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recorded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Recording}.] [OE. recorden to repeat, remind, F. recorder, fr. L. recordari to remember; pref. re- re- + cor, cordis, the heart or mind. See {Cordial}, {Heart}.] 1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate. [Obs.] ``I it you record.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

They longed to see the day, to hear the lark Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

3. To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events. [1913 Webster]

Those things that are recorded of him . . . are written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i. 42. [1913 Webster]

{To record a deed}, {mortgage}, {lease}, etc., to have a copy of the same entered in the records of the office designated by law, for the information of the public. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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