Recording - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkɔːrdɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word recording
Brit.  |rɪˈkɔːdɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word recording
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to record


- a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
- the act of making a record (especially an audio record)(syn: transcription)

she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

- a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded


Have you heard the new recording of Mozart's Requiem?

a video recording of the interview

she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth

The band spent all night recording.

The device has the capability of recording two television channels at once.

a digital recording of a sound

...a recording of musical abbreviations that introduces the listener to the great composers...

The recording can be erased and the tape used again.

There is an immediacy to watching a live performance that you cannot get from hearing a recording.

Very little of the recording was intelligible.

...reduplicate a recording of the concert for my friend...

In her screed against the recording industry, she blamed her producer for ruining her career.

...a recording artist who arranges his own vocals...

They listened to an audio recording of the speech.

It was a scratchy old recording of some folk songs.

Word forms

singular: recording
plural: recordings
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