Re·cord v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p. pr. & vb. n. Recording.]
1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate. [Obs.] “I it you record.”
2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.]
They longed to see the day, to hear the lark
Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest. --Fairfax.
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.
Those things that are recorded of him . . . are written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i. 42.
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.
Re·cord·ing, a. Keeping a record or a register; as, a recording secretary; -- applied to numerous instruments with an automatic appliance which makes a record of their action; as, a recording gauge or telegraph.
n 1: signal encoding something (e.g., picture or sound) that has
2: the act of making a record (especially an audio record);
"she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth" [syn:
3: a storage device on which information (sounds or images)
have been recorded