record [ri kôrd′; ] for n. & adj. [ rek′ərd]
[ME recorden, to report, repeat (also, to sing, practice a tune, warble) < OFr recorder, to recount, recite, repeat < L recordari, to call to mind, remember < re-, again + cor (gen. cordis), mind, HEART]
a) to put in writing, print, etc. for future use; draw up an account of [to record the day's events]
b) to make a permanent or official note of [to record a vote]
a) to indicate automatically and permanently, as on a graph or chart [a seismograph records earthquakes]
b) to show, as on a dial [a thermometer records temperatures]
3. to remain as evidence of [metal tools record a superior civilization]
a) to register (sound or visual images) in some permanent form, as on a phonograph disc, magnetic tape, etc. for reproduction on a playback device
b) to register the performance of (a musician, actor, composition, etc.) on discs, tapes, etc. in this way
1. to record something
2. to admit of being recorded
record [ME < OFr < the v.]
1. the condition of being recorded
a) anything that is written down and preserved as evidence; account of events
b) anything that serves as evidence of an event, etc.
c) an official written report of public proceedings, as in a legislature or court of law, preserved for future reference
3. anything that written evidence is put on or in, as a register or monument
a) the known or recorded facts about anyone or anything, as about one's career
b) the recorded offenses or crimes of a person who has been arrested one or more times
5. something on which sound or visual images have been recorded; esp., a thin, flat, grooved disc for playing on a phonograph
6. the best performance, highest speed, greatest amount, highest rate, etc. achieved, esp. when officially recorded
7. Comput. a group of logically related fields, dealt with as a unit: cf. FILE1 (n. 5), FIELD (n. 12)
8. Sports the number of games, matches, etc. won and lost by a team or person
establishing a record as the best, largest, etc. [a record crop]
☆ go on record
to state one's opinions publicly or officially
☆ off the record
not for publication or public release; confidential(ly)
on the record or on record
recorded; publicly or officially declared or known

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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