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Dictionary Definition

recorded adj
1 set down or registered in a permanent form especially on film or tape for reproduction; "recorded music" [ant: live]
2 made a matter of official record; "a properly recorded deed to the property" [ant: unrecorded]
3 (of securities) having the owner's name entered in a register; "recorded holders of a stock"
4 recorded or listed in a directory; "a recorded number"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. past of record


  1. that has been recorded
    Recorded music comes in many forms.


Extensive Definition

Recording is a process of capturing data or translating information to a format stored on a storage medium often referred to as a record.
Historical records of events have been made for thousands of years in one form or another. Amongst the earliest are cave painting, runic alphabets and ideograms. Technology continues to provide and expand means for human beings to represent, record and express their thoughts, feelings and experiences.

See also

recorded in Italian: Recording
recorded in Hebrew: הקלטה
recorded in Dutch: Opname (signaal)
recorded in Japanese: 記録
recorded in Korean: 기록
recorded in Portuguese: Gravação
recorded in Simple English: Recording
recorded in Swedish: Inspelning
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