recording

noun re·cord·ing \ ri-ˈkȯr-diŋ \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of recording

: record 4

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First Known Use of recording

1910



RECORDING Defined for English Language Learners

recording

noun

Definition of recording for English Language Learners

  • : music, sounds, or images that have been stored on a record, CD, computer, etc., so that they can be heard or seen again

  • : the act or process of storing sounds or images on tape or a disk


RECORDING Defined for Kids

recording

noun re·cord·ing \ ri-ˈkȯr-diŋ \

Definition of recording for Students

: 2record 4


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