Definitions for recordingrɪˈkɔr dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•cord•ingrɪˈkɔr dɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act or practice of a person or thing that records.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  2. sound recorded on a disk or tape.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Hi-Fi and Audio

  3. a disk or tape on which something is recorded.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Hi-Fi and Audio

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recording(noun)

    a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded

  2. recording, transcription(noun)

    the act of making a record (especially an audio record)

    "she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"

  3. recording(noun)

    a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. recording(noun)ɪˈkɔr dɪŋ

    sounds or images that have been recorded

    an old blues recording; recordings of bird song

  2. recordingɪˈkɔr dɪŋ

    the process of recording sounds or images

    problems during recording; recording equipment

  3. recordingɪˈkɔr dɪŋ

    the process of making a record of information

    the recording of police interviews


  1. recording(Noun)

    A reproduction of sound and/or video, stored in a permanent medium.

    I made a recording of the show.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recording

    of Record

  2. Recording(adj)

    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


  1. Recording

    Recording is the process of capturing data or translating information to a recording format stored on some storage medium, which is often referred to as a record or, if an auditory medium, a recording.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recording' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3944

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recording' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1723

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'recording' in Nouns Frequency: #1231

Anagrams of recording

  1. grindcore

Translations for recording

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


something recorded on tape, a record etc

This is a recording of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

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