"recording" in the noun sense
a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
2. recording, transcription
the act of making a record (especially an audio record
"she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"
a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
"recording" in the verb sense
1. record, enter, put down
make a record of set down in permanent form
2. record, tape
"They recorded her singing"
3. read, register, show, record
indicate a certain reading of gauges and instruments
"The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"
"The gauge read `empty'"
4. record, register
be aware of
"Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
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