EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECORDING
He travels with his eyes open, looking for objects of interest, and recording them.
Without her influence no process of recording events can develop into a history.
History has a cavalier way of recording the benefits of conquest.
The recording of that contact was preserved for all Earth to hear.
Most of the instruments of transmission are here, but there are no recording instruments.
A simple method of recording the daily expenses of the family.
How precise the scoundrel is in recording this loan as 'after supper at Dubos'!'
A recording trumpet was placed near each, into which they spoke.
Inside the arch is a memorial hall for recording the achievements of women.
The glass needle is like the recording needle of a phonograph.
c.1200, "to repeat, reiterate, recite; rehearse, get by heart," from Old French recorder "tell, relate, repeat, recite, report, make known" (12c.) and directly from Latin recordari "remember, call to mind, think over, be mindful of," from re- "restore" (see re-) + cor (genitive cordis) "heart" (as the metaphoric seat of memory, cf. learn by heart); see heart.
Meaning "set down in writing" first attested mid-14c.; that of "put sound or pictures on disks, tape, etc." is from 1892. Related: Recorded; recording.