recording has definitions from the field of computer science
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[ 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 .

2
[ noun ] the act of making a record (especially an audio record)

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Examples

"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 .

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[ noun ] (computer science) a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
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