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7 definitions found
 for record
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Record \Re*cord"\, v. i.
     1. To reflect; to ponder. [Obs.]
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              Praying all the way, and recording upon the words
              which he before had read.             --Fuller.
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     2. To sing or repeat a tune. [Obs.] --Shak.
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              Whether the birds or she recorded best. --W. Browne.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Record \Re*cord"\ (r?*k?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Recording.] [OE. recorden to repeat, remind,
     F. recorder, fr. L. recordari to remember; pref. re- re- +
     cor, cordis, the heart or mind. See Cordial, Heart.]
     1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
        [Obs.] "I it you record." --Chaucer.
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     2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.]
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              They longed to see the day, to hear the lark
              Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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     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.
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              Those things that are recorded of him . . . are
              written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i.
                                                    42.
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Record \Rec"ord\ (r[e^]k"[~e]rd), n. [OF. recort, record,
     remembrance, attestation, record. See Record, v. t.]
     1. A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts
        or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the
        acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of
        temperature during a certain time; a family record.
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     2. Especially:
        (a) An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts
            of some public body, or public officer, are recorded;
            as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the
            receiver of taxes.
        (b) An authentic official copy of a document which has
            been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of
            some officer designated by law.
        (c) An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the
            proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.
        (d) The various legal papers used in a case, together with
            memoranda of the proceedings of the court; as, it is
            not permissible to allege facts not in the record.
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     3. Testimony; witness; attestation.
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              John bare record, saying.             --John i. 32.
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     4. That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or
        events; a monument; a memorial.
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     5. That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known
        facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as
        in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good
        or a bad record.
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     6. That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of
        competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative
        manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.
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     Court of record (pron. r?*k?rd" in Eng.), a court whose
        acts and judicial proceedings are written on parchment or
        in books for a perpetual memorial.
  
     Debt of record, a debt which appears to be due by the
        evidence of a court of record, as upon a judgment or a
        cognizance.
  
     Trial by record, a trial which is had when a matter of
        record is pleaded, and the opposite party pleads that
        there is no such record. In this case the trial is by
        inspection of the record itself, no other evidence being
        admissible. --Blackstone.
  
     To beat the record, or To break the record (Sporting), to
        surpass any performance of like kind as authoritatively
        recorded; as, to break the record in a walking match.
  
     Note: Records in many fields of endeavor are listed in the [a
           href="http:]/www.guinessworldrecords.com">Guiness Book
           of World Records.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  record
      n 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: sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous
         groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a
         phonograph needle tracks in the groove [syn: phonograph
         record, phonograph recording, record, disk, disc,
         platter]
      3: the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; "at
         9-0 they have the best record in their league"
      4: the sum of recognized accomplishments; "the lawyer has a good
         record"; "the track record shows that he will be a good
         president" [syn: record, track record]
      5: 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 record books" [syn: record, record
         book, book]
      6: 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"
      7: a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction;
         "they could find no record of the purchase"
      8: 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,
         record]
      v 1: make a record of; set down in permanent form [syn:
           record, enter, put down]
      2: register electronically; "They recorded her singing" [syn:
         record, tape] [ant: delete, erase]
      3: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The
         thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge
         read `empty'" [syn: read, register, show, record]
      4: be aware of; "Did you register any change when I pressed the
         button?" [syn: record, 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,
         record]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  247 Moby Thesaurus words for "record":
     CD, Clio, Muse of history, accomplishment, accomplishments,
     account, account rendered, accounting, acme, acta, adventures,
     album, annals, annual, archives, authority, authorization,
     autobiography, be-all and end-all, biograph, biographical sketch,
     biographize, biography, blue ribbon, book, brief, bulletin,
     calendar, cartridge, carve, case history, cassette, catalog,
     catalogue, census report, chalk, chalk up, championship, check in,
     check sheet, chronicle, chronicles, chronology, clock card,
     command, confessions, confidentially, control, copy, copy out,
     curriculum vitae, cut, data, date slip, datebook, daybook, deeds,
     diary, directorship, disc, distance, docket, document,
     documentation, dominion, dossier, draft, draw up, edit,
     effectiveness, election returns, electrical transcription, enface,
     engrave, engross, enroll, enscroll, enter, enumerate, evidence,
     experiences, extreme, file, fill out, first place, first prize,
     fortunes, grave, hagiography, hagiology, headship, hegemony,
     height, highest, historify, historiography, history, impanel,
     imperium, in confidence, incise, index, indicate, influence,
     information, inscribe, insert, itemize, jot down, journal,
     jurisdiction, kingship, leadership, legend, life, life and letters,
     life story, list, log, lordship, make a memorandum, make a note,
     make a recension, make an entry, make out, management, mark,
     mark down, martyrology, mastership, mastery, matriculate, maximum,
     memento, memoir, memoirs, memorabilia, memorandum, memorial,
     memorials, minute, minutes, monument, most, narrate, ne plus ultra,
     necrology, new high, not for publication, notation, note,
     note down, obituary, off the record, palms, paramountcy, pen,
     pencil, phonograph record, photobiography, place upon record,
     platter, poll, post, post up, power, presidency, primacy,
     privately, proceedings, profile, push the pen, put down,
     put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, read, recense, recite,
     recording, recount, reduce to writing, register, registry, relate,
     release, report, reputation, resume, returns, revise, rewrite,
     rule, say, scribe, scrive, scroll, secretly, set down, single,
     souvenir, sovereignty, spill ink, spoil paper, statement, story,
     sub rosa, superscribe, supremacy, sway, tabulate, take down, tally,
     tape, tape cartridge, tape cassette, tape recording, tape-record,
     the record, theory of history, time, time book, time chart,
     time scale, time schedule, time sheet, time study, timecard,
     timetable, top spot, trace, track record, transactions, transcribe,
     transcription, type, unofficially, videotape, wax, wire recording,
     write, write down, write in, write out, write up, yearbook,
     zenith
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  record
  fixed-width
  records
  row
  
      An ordered set of fields,
     usually stored contiguously.  The term is used with similar
     meaning in several different contexts.  In a file, a "record"
     probably has some fixed length, in contrast to a "line" which
     may have any length and is terminated by some End Of Line
     sequence).  A database record is also called a "row".  In a
     spreadsheet it is always called a "row".  Some programming
     languages use the term to mean a type composed of fields of
     several other types ({C calls this a "{struct}").
  
     In all these cases, a record represents an entity with certain
     field values.
  
     Fields may be of a fixed width ({bits or characters) or
     they may be separated by a delimiter character, often
     comma+({CSV">comma ({CSV) or HT ({TSV}).
  
     In a database the list of values of a given field from all
     records is called a column.
  
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  RECORD, evidence. A written memorial made by a public officer authorized by 
  law to perform that function, and intended to serve as evidence of something 
  written, said, or done. 6 Call, 78; 1 Dana, 595. 
       2. Records may be divided into those which relate to the proceedings of 
  congress and the state legislatures -- the courts of common law -- the 
  courts of chancery -- and those which are made so by statutory provisions. 
       3.-1. Legislative acts. The acts of congress and of the several 
  legislatures are the highest kind of records. The printed journals of 
  congress have been so considered. 1 Whart. Dig. tit. Evidence, pl. 112 and 
  see Dougl. 593; Cowp. 17. 
       4.-2. The proceedings of the courts of common law are records. But 
  every minute made by a clerk of a court for his own future guidance in 
  making up his record, is not a record. 4 Wash. C. C. Rep. 698. 
       5.-3. Proceedings in courts of chancery are said not to be, strictly 
  speaking, records; but they are so considered. Gresley on Ev. 101. 
       6.-4. The legislatures of the several states have made the enrollment 
  of certain deeds and other documents necessary in order to perpetuate the 
  memory of the facts they contain, and declared that the copies thus made 
  should have the effect of records. 
       7. By the constitution of the United States, art. 4. s. 1, it is 
  declared that "full faith and credit shall be given, in each state, to the 
  public acts, records and judicial proceedings of every other state; and the 
  congress may, by general laws, prescribe the manner in which such acts, 
  records and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof." In 
  pursuance of this power, congress have passed several acts directing the 
  manner of authenticating public records, which will be found under the 
  article Authentication. 
       8. Numerous decisions have been made under these acts, some of which 
  are here referred to. 7 Cranch, 471; 3 Wheat. 234; 4 Cowen, 292; 1 N. H. 
  Rep. 242; 1 Ohio Reports, 264; 2 Verm. R. 263; 5 John. R. 37; 4 Conn. R. 
  380; 9 Mass 462; 10 Serg. & Rawle, 240; 1 Hall's N. York Rep. 155; 4 Dall. 
  412; 5 Serg. & Rawle, 523; 1 Pet. S. C. Rep. 352. Vide, generally, 18 Vin. 
  Ab. 17; 1  Phil. Ev. 288; Bac. Ab. Amendment, &c., H; 1 Kent, Com. 260; 
  Archb. Civ. Pl. 395; Gresley on Ev. 99; Stark. Ev. Index, h.t.; Dane's Ab. 
  Index, h.t.; Co. Litt. 260; 10 Pick. R. 72; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t. 
  
  

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