Definition of recording in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈkôrdiNG/


1The action or process of recording sound or a performance for subsequent reproduction or broadcast: [as modifier]: a recording studio
More example sentences
  • This program could be especially handy for students, who could use it not just to take class notes but also to capture entire lectures with a built-in audio recording feature.
  • The multiple cameras allow for simultaneous recording and video, which will match data frame-by-frame.
  • The recording industry has traditionally been skittish about allowing its content to be disseminated by anyone but licensed distributors.
1.1A recorded broadcast or performance.
Example sentences
  • Some provide video or voice recordings or pictures of donors as babies.
  • UV light shows up on film as a bluish haze, which makes the pictures and recordings grainy and indistinct.
  • It can make recordings from surrounding sounds, and it can take small pictures.
1.2A disc or tape on which sounds or visual images have been recorded.
Example sentences
  • This morning, the jury had requested tape recordings from a police interview made with him.
  • Early tape recordings were not easily marketable because they were also very expensive.
  • He and Claudia kept in touch through letters and by sending audio tape recordings to each other.

Words that rhyme with recording

according, hoarding, unrewarding, waterboarding

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Syllabification: re·cord·ing

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