['rekɔːd] or ['rɛkərd]
(noun.) the sum of recognized accomplishments; 'the lawyer has a good record'; 'the track record shows that he will be a good president'.
(noun.) an extreme attainment; the best (or worst) performance ever attested (as in a sport); 'he tied the Olympic record'; 'coffee production last year broke all previous records'; 'Chicago set the homicide record'.
(noun.) a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone; 'Al Smith used to say, `Let's look at the record''; 'his name is in all the record books'.
(noun.) anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; 'the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques'.
(noun.) a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; 'they could find no record of the purchase'.
(noun.) the number of wins versus losses and ties a team has had; 'at 9-0 they have the best record in their league'.
(verb.) register electronically; 'They recorded her singing'.
(verb.) make a record of; set down in permanent form.
(verb.) be aware of; 'Did you register any change when I pressed the button?'.
(v. t.) To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
(v. t.) To repeat; to recite; to sing or play.
(v. t.) To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to record historical events.
(v. i.) To reflect; to ponder.
(v. i.) To sing or repeat a tune.
(v. t.) A writing by which some act or event, or a number of acts or events, is recorded; a register; as, a record of the acts of the Hebrew kings; a record of the variations of temperature during a certain time; a family record.
(v. t.) An official contemporaneous writing by which the acts of some public body, or public officer, are recorded; as, a record of city ordinances; the records of the receiver of taxes.
(v. t.) An authentic official copy of a document which has been entered in a book, or deposited in the keeping of some officer designated by law.
(v. t.) An official contemporaneous memorandum stating the proceedings of a court of justice; a judicial record.
(v. t.) The various legal papers used in a case, together with memoranda of the proceedings of the court; as, it is not permissible to allege facts not in the record.
(v. t.) Testimony; witness; attestation.
(v. t.) That which serves to perpetuate a knowledge of acts or events; a monument; a memorial.
(v. t.) That which has been, or might be, recorded; the known facts in the course, progress, or duration of anything, as in the life of a public man; as, a politician with a good or a bad record.
(v. t.) That which has been publicly achieved in any kind of competitive sport as recorded in some authoritative manner, as the time made by a winning horse in a race.
v. a. Register, enroll, chronicle, note, journalize, make an entry of, take down, jot down, make a memorandum of.
n. . Register, account, note, chronicle, minute, memorandum, memoir.. Vestige, trace, memorial.
SYN:Archives, annals, chronicles, proceedings,[See ANNALS]
SYN:Register, enter, note, chronicle
ANT:Obliviate, silentiate, suppress
SYN:Registry, entry, enrolment, list, index, catalogue, register, schedule, roll,scroll, enumeration, inventory, muniment, instrument, archive, memorandum,remembrance
ANT:Obliteration, oblivion, nonregistration, desuetude, obsolescence,immemoriality, disremembrance
v.t. to write anything formally to preserve evidence of it: to bear witness to: to register or enrol: to celebrate.—adj. Record′able able to be recorded worthy of record.—ns. Recordā′tion (Shak.) remembrance; Record′er one who records or registers esp. the rolls &c. of a city: a judge of a city or borough court of quarter-sessions: an old musical instrument somewhat like a flageolet but with the lower part wider than the upper and a mouthpiece resembling the beak of a bird: a registering apparatus in telegraphy; Record′ership the office of recorder or the time of holding it.
n. a register: a formal writing of any fact or proceeding: a book of such writings: a witness a memorial: memory remembrance: anything entered in the rolls of a court esp. the formal statements or pleadings of parties in a litigation.—n. Rec′ord-off′ice a place where public records are kept.—Beat or Break the record to outdo the highest achievement yet done; Close the record an act of a Scottish judge after each party has said all he wishes to say by way of statement and answer; Public records contemporary authenticated statements of the proceedings of the legislature and the judgments of those higher courts of law known as Courts of Record; Trial by record a common law mode of trial when a disputed former decision of the court is settled by producing the record.
- Five days' journey from here--say two hundred miles--are the ruins of an ancient city, of whose history there is neither record nor tradition. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The silver, being sensitive to the action of light, is there to record the image. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Several cases are on record of the same species presenting varieties in the upper and lower parts of the same formation. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- It is called a siphon recorder because the record is made by a little glass siphon down which a flow of ink is maintained like a fountain pen. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- I told him I had a machine that would record and reproduce the human voice. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- The amount of petroleum produced in the United States in 1896 was 60,960,361 barrels, the largest yield on record. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- I have heard professors reply that it wasn't their business to discuss human nature but to record and interpret economic and political facts. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- After the destruction of Palmyra, the desert Arabs began to be spoken of in the Roman and Persian records as Saracens. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Some of Edison's most remarkable inventions are revealed in a number of interesting patents relating to the duplication of phonograph records. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Each side had to train men in ability to study and expound the records which were relied upon. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- It was in the early temples that the records and tallies of events were kept and that writing began. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- A very important feature in record-making, from a commercial standpoint, is in means for cheaply duplicating records. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Hence it is always mentioned in the old records, as the Gentle and Joyous Passage of Arms of Ashby. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Beautiful records of such beginnings of science were among the neglected treasures of the rich men's libraries throughout the imperial domains. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Not a vestige of the entry which recorded the marriage of Sir Felix Glyde and Cecilia Jane Elster in the register of the church! 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- The needle, in passing rapidly in contact with the recorded waves, was vibrated up and down, causing corresponding vibrations of the diaphragm. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Whenever you please, was his answer; as though he had already recorded his decision against me and made his mind up not to look at it. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- It must be recorded of Amy that she deliberately prinked that night. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Eggs and nuts are cracked without being crushed, and the power exerted and the strain endured automatically recorded. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- I compared it with the money-lender's name and address as recorded in my pocket-book, and identified it at once as the writing of Sergeant Cuff. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Ticks of a Watch and the Tread of a Fly Recorded. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- And if there were, they had no recording scribes to embalm their efforts in history. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- Permit me to give an idea of my devotion to my aunt's interests by recording that, on this occasion, I committed the prodigality of taking a cab. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Edison constructed a primitive machine capable of recording and reproducing sounds. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- He replaced the recording pencil with a fountain pen, and instead of the zigzag signals used the short and long lines that came to be called dots and dashes. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- The use of the thermometer in recording the progress of fevers is also a valuable modern application, and the list of instruments and small tools is beyond enumeration. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Suspended above, but in contact with the surface of the blank, is a recording needle or stylus, attached to a diaphragm which, in turn, is connected to an amplifying horn. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- After recording a considerable number of other experiments, the laboratory notes go on to state: November 30, 1875. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.