1 anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
2 the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at 9-0 they have the best record in their league"
3 an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); "he tied the Olympic record"; "coffee production last year broke all previous records"; "Chicago set the homicide record"
4 sound recording consisting of a disc with continuous grooves; formerly used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracked in the grooves [syn: phonograph record, phonograph recording, disk, disc, platter]
5 the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good president" [syn: track record]
6 a list of crimes for which an accused person has been previously convicted; "he ruled that the criminal record of the defendant could not be disclosed to the court"; "the prostitute had a record a mile long" [syn: criminal record]
7 a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; "Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record'"; "his name is in all the recordbooks" [syn: record book, book]
8 a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
3 indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'" [syn: read, register, show]
4 be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?" [syn: register]
5 be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps"; "We memorialized the Dead" [syn: commemorate, memorialize, memorialise, immortalize, immortalise]
EtymologyFrom record, from verb recorder "to record".
- Information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium.
- The person had a record of the event in her memory in her
- The tourist's photographs and the tape of the police call provide a record of the crime.
- The person had a record of the event in her memory in her brain.
- Any instance of a physical medium on which information was put
for the purpose of preserving it and making it available for future
- 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.
- 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 quarter.
- The heat and humidity were both new records.
information put into a lasting physical medium
computing: set of data relating to a single individual or item
most extreme known value of some achievement
- Chinese: 纪录 (jìlù)
- Czech: rekord
- Danish: rekord
- Dutch: record
- Finnish: ennätys
- French: record
- German: Rekord
- Greek: ρεκόρ (rekor)
- Hungarian: csúcs
- Italian: primato
- Japanese: 最高記録 (さいこうきろく, saikō kiroku)
- Korean: 기록 (girok)
- Lithuanian: rekordas
- Portuguese: recorde
- Russian: рекорд (rekórd)
- Spanish: récord
- Swedish: rekord
- To make a record of information.
- I wanted to record every detail of what happened, for the benefit of future generations.
- Specifically, to make an audio or video recording of.
- Within a week they had recorded both the song and the video for it.
- To give legal status to by making an official public record.
- When the deed was recorded, we officially owned the house.
- To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.
- To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.
make a record of
- Arabic: (sájjala)
- Chinese: 碌 (lù)
- Czech: zaznamenat
- Danish: optegne, registrere
- Dutch: optekenen
- Finnish: tallentaa, taltioida
- French: enregistrer
- German: eintragen
- Greek: καταγράφω (katagrafo), αναγράφω (anagrafo)
- Hungarian: feljegyezni
- Italian: registrare
- Japanese: 記録する (きろくする, kiroku suru)
- Korean: 기록하다 (girokhada)
- Portuguese: registrar
- Russian: записывать (zapísyvat’)
- Spanish: registrar, anotar
- Swedish: anteckna
make an audio or video recording of
(intransitive) make audio or video recording
(most extreme known value of some achievement)
- Le record du saut en hauteur a été battu par Javier Sotomayor en 1993.
Record or The Record may mean:
An item or collection of data:
- Storage medium that contains data (more specifically audio data)
- Record (computer science), a data structure
- Document for administrative use
- World record, an unsurpassed accomplishment or statistic
- Archaeological record, the body of archaeological evidence
- In the United States:
- In Canada:
record in Danish: Rekord
record in German: Record
record in Spanish: Récord
record in French: Record
record in Italian: Record
record in Dutch: Record
record in Japanese: レコード (曖昧さ回避)
record in Polish: Rekord
record in Portuguese: Record
record in Russian: Рекорд (значения)
record in Simple English: Record
record in Swedish: Rekord
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