[ noun ] signal encoding something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
Used in print(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
The gap between the bookshelf and the record cabinet grows smaller with each new recording catalogue .
But the firm has recognized the tight dollar and the tourist 's desire to visit the `` smaller , less traveled and relatively inexpensive countries '' , and is now prepared to teach modern_Greek and Portuguese through recordings .(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
This is a characteristic of good stereo recording and one of its tremendous advantages over monaural sound .
There is an extraordinary sense of presence in all of these recordings , apparently obtained at_least in part by emphasizing the middle and high_frequencies .(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
The twenty-five year old recording offers rather faded string tone , but the balance between the instruments is good and the transfer is very quiet .
[ noun ] the act of making a record (especially an audio record)
"she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
All_of the jackets carry a fairly technical and detailed explanation of this new recording program .
London explains that the very distinct directional effect in the Phase 4 series is due in large part to their novel methods of microphoning and recording the music on a number of separate tape channels .(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
From the beginning of commercial recording , new discs purported to be indistinguishable from The Real_Thing have regularly been put in circulation .(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
In that apparently simple shift Porter opened the way to the sensitive use of the camera as an instrument of art as_well_as a mechanical recording device .
In all_of this extensive and expensive effort , the camera was downgraded to the status of recording instrument for art_work produced elsewhere by the actor or by the author .