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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cord·er /rɪˈkɔrdɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·cord·er n.
 1. One who records; specifically, a person whose official duty it is to make a record of writings or transactions.
 2. The title of the chief judical officer of some cities and boroughs; also, of the chief justice of an East Indian settlement. The Recorder of London is judge of the Lord Mayor's Court, and one of the commissioners of the Central Criminal Court.
 3. Mus. A kind of wind instrument resembling the flageolet. [Obs.] “Flutes and soft recorders.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: equipment for making records [syn: recording equipment, recording
      2: someone responsible for keeping records [syn: registrar, record-keeper]
      3: a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in
         towns or boroughs
      4: a woodwind with a vertical pipe and 8 finger holes and a
         whistle mouthpiece [syn: fipple flute, fipple pipe, vertical

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. mazkir, i.e., "the mentioner," "rememberancer"), the
    office first held by Jehoshaphat in the court of David (2 Sam.
    8:16), also in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:3). The next
    recorder mentioned is Joah, in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Kings
    18:18, 37; Isa. 36:3, 22). In the reign of Josiah another of the
    name of Joah filled this office (2 Chr. 34:8). The "recorder"
    was the chancellor or vizier of the kingdom. He brought all
    weighty matters under the notice of the king, "such as
    complaints, petitions, and wishes of subjects or foreigners. He
    also drew up papers for the king's guidance, and prepared drafts
    of the royal will for the scribes. All treaties came under his
    oversight; and he had the care of the national archives or
    records, to which, as royal historiographer, like the same state
    officer in Assyria and Egypt, he added the current annals of the