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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECORDINGS

If they didn't take your recordings out before I got there, they're still inside.

"Let's hear some of your recordings, and read some of your documents," said Goil.

They made their recordings, and Burl got ready to turn off the station.

The Martian Museum readily lent him the recordings he requested for use in his work, including the one made on Earth.

They've even got recordings of human talk from civilian human prisoners of years gone by.

The widest range of temperatures is associated with the recordings of S. baudini.

They had recordings of the radar picture, of course, and they used that to show the shape and acceleration of the missile.

In time, most subjects are conditioned by the intelligent and systematic use of these recordings.

They would hardly learn anything from him directly that was not available in recordings made over the course of years.

Oswald also enjoyed listening to recordings of Russian songs.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.