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noun 
  1. Information put into a temporary or permanent physical medium.
The person had a of the event in her memory in her brain.
The tourist's photographs and the tape of the police call provide a of the crime.''
  1. 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.
  1. A vinyl disc on which sound is recorded and may be replayed on a phonograph.
I still like records better than CDs.
  1. (computing) A set of data relating to a single individual or item.
  2. 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 for most points scored in a quarter.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To make a record of information.
I wanted to every detail of what happened, for the benefit of future generations.
  1. (transitive) Specifically, to make an audio or video recording of.
Within a week they had recorded both the song and the video for it.
  1. (transitive) To give legal status to by making an official public record.
When the deed was recorded, we officially owned the house.
  1. (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.
  2. (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.
     
recorder Tweet Definition of recorder Like Definition of recorder on Facebook
noun 
  1. an apparatus for recording; a device which records
  2. someone who records
  3. A judge in a municipal court
  4. A woodwind musical instrument
     
recording Tweet Definition of recording Like Definition of recording on Facebook
noun 
  1. A reproduction of sound and/or video, stored in a permanent medium.
I made a of the show.
     
record player Tweet Definition of record player Like Definition of record player on Facebook
noun (plural record players)
  1. An electronic device for playing records.
     
remote control Tweet Definition of remote control Like Definition of remote control on Facebook
noun 
  1. A device used to operate an appliance (such as a television) or mechanical toy from a short distance away. Sometimes shortened to "remote"
     
rewind Tweet Definition of rewind Like Definition of rewind on Facebook
noun 
  1. The act of rewinding.
  2. A button or other mechanism for rewinding.
I meant to pause the picture, but hit the by mistake.
verb (rewinds, rewinding, rewound)
  1. To wind back; as, to rewind a VCR, cassette tape, or DVD.
  2. To wind again; as, to rewind an unwound spool of string or tape.
     

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