Definition of recording in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈkɔːdɪŋ/


[mass noun]
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.
1.1 [count noun] A recorded broadcast or performance: a bootleg live recording
More example sentences
  • Last year, the concert impresario allowed fans to access recordings of live performances from its Reading Festival.
  • The film brings dozens of freedom songs to the screen, drawing upon original recordings and impromptu live performances.
  • The McDades have received accolades for their recordings and live performances.
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

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: re¦cord|ing

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