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- Hyphenation: rec‧ord (note that the hyphenation of the noun differs from the verb)
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: rĕ'kôd, IPA(key): /ˈɹɛ.kɔːd/
- (US) enPR: rĕ'kərd, IPA(key): /ˈɹɛ.kɚd/
Audio (US), noun (file) Audio (US), adjective (file)
record (plural records)
- An item of information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium.
- The person had a record of the interview so she could review her notes.
- The tourist's photographs and the tape of the police call provide a record of the crime.
- Any instance of a physical medium on which information was put for the purpose of preserving it and making it available for future reference.
- We have no record of you making this payment to us.
- A vinyl disc on which sound is recorded and may be replayed on a phonograph.
- I still like records better than CDs.
- (computing) A set of data relating to a single individual or item.
- The most extreme known value of some achievement, particularly in competitive events.
- The heat and humidity were both new records.
- The team set a new record for most points scored in a game.
- (information put into a lasting physical medium):
- (vinyl disk): disc/disk
- (most extreme known value):
From Middle English recorden (“to repeat, to report”), from Old French recorder (“to get by heart”), from Latin recordārī, present active infinitive of recordor (“remember, call to mind”), from re- (“back, again”) + cor (“heart; mind”).
- (Received Pronunciation) enPR: rĭ'kôd, IPA(key): /ɹɪˈkɔːd/ or enPR: rə'kôd, IPA(key): /rəˈkɔːd/
- (US) enPR: rə'kôrd, IPA(key): /ɹə.ˈkɔɹd/
Audio (US), verb (file)
- Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)d
- Hyphenation: re‧cord
- (transitive) To make a record of information.
- I wanted to record every detail of what happened, for the benefit of future generations.
2012 September 7, Phil McNulty, “Moldova 0-5 England”, BBC Sport:
- The display and result must be placed in the context that was it was against a side that looked every bit their Fifa world ranking of 141 - but England completed the job with efficiency to record their biggest away win in 19 years.
- (transitive) Specifically, to make an audio or video recording of.
- Within a week they had recorded both the song and the video for it.
- (transitive, law) To give legal status to by making an official public record.
- When the deed was recorded, we officially owned the house.
- (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.
- (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.
- (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To repeat; to practice.
- (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To sing or repeat a tune.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
- W. Browne
- whether the birds or she recorded best
- They longed to see the day, to hear the lark / Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest.
- (obsolete) To reflect; to ponder.
- Praying all the way, and recording upon the words which he before had read.
record m (plural records)
record m (plural records)
- record (most extreme known value of some achievement)
- Le record du saut en hauteur a été battu par Javier Sotomayor en 1993.
- “record” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
record m (invariable)
- record (sporting achievement; computer data element)