1.A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, especially an account kept in writing or some other permanent form.
‘identification was made through dental records '
‘a record of meter readings'
‘The documentary evidence, records of meetings and intelligence briefings would have been shredded long ago.'
‘Police can already scour chat rooms and internet sites and will examine computer records for evidence of sexual grooming.'
‘Historical records provide evidence of at least six volcano slope failures and associated explosive eruptions that occurred over the last century.'
2.An official report of the proceedings and judgement in a court.
‘Evidence from pages 46, 47 and 48 of the transcript of the examination of Luke Brock was read into the court record.'
‘On Friday, the official judgment of his conviction was entered into the court record.'
‘In the absence of the file, Ms. Sava arranged for a search of the court record.'
‘According to the court record, ‘There he was held for about 24 hours.''
‘When a certified copy of the court record was produced indicating the two had been bailed, the prison officials rejected the document and demanded an order from the Nuwara Eliya magistrate courts.'
3.A number of related items of information which are handled as a unit.
‘Basically they're bogus entities (such as database records, files, spreadsheet entries) that trigger an alarm when accessed.'
‘The key to effective searching of any database is an understanding of the databases structure and its unit records.'
‘The network metadata attached to the record is usually all that is available for querying.'
‘Metadata records need to be created in increasingly automated, streamlined and time efficient ways.'
‘Their efforts frequently result in thousands of database records and numerous Web pages with many interactive features.'
4.The sum of the past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or thing.
‘the safety record at the airport is first class'
‘the team preserved their unbeaten home record'
‘The steroid scandal is embarrassing baseball and its fans, leaving some players' achievements and their records very much in doubt.'
‘He is an accomplished military officer with a good record of achievement.'
‘I'm not sure about that, but they both are considered very safe aircraft with very good safety records.'
‘A person who has a record that becomes spent is deemed to have no record of that conviction and need not disclose the record when asked about his criminal record.'
‘A higher proportion of them were under arrest or had previous records.'
‘Whenever you are arrested and booked, you officially have a record.'
‘In passing sentence the judge said that the appellant had an appalling record.'
6.The best performance or most remarkable event of its kind.
‘he held the world record for over a decade'
‘In his absence, the team parade still managed to break all existing Olympic records for length.'
‘He broke both the British and European records in this event.'
‘Some of these records are testaments to remarkable teamwork and the power of momentum.'
7.A thin plastic disc carrying recorded sound in grooves on each surface, for reproduction by a record player.
‘I'm listening to records in my room'
‘It was in this newsletter that Jake Ludington announced the release of his new eBook which explains how to convert records and audio cassettes to CD.'
‘On a plus side, it could also play records, cassette tapes, CDs, and even tune in to radio stations.'
‘Some people say it's no big loss, the old vinyl records sound better.'
‘Gnedenko enjoyed classical music, and had a large collection of records.'
8.A piece or collection of music reproduced on a record or on another medium.
‘my favourite record'
‘It was the world's first ever cassette single and the record company took the bold step of not releasing it on vinyl.'
‘My love for music remained undiminished through school and college, and my first job on a local newspaper, where I started reviewing records for their music column.'
‘If a person is so close minded that they would not want to listen to our music because of the record label that we are on, so be it.'
‘What is the fate of retail, of the record stores, when music is free at the point of delivery?'
1.A piece or collection of music reproduced on a record or on another medium.
‘they were asked to keep a diary and record everything they ate or drank'
2.Set down in writing or some other permanent form for later reference.
‘All this is consistent with rabbinic writings recorded many centuries before.'
‘The statistics show the region has the second highest level of overall crime recorded by the police.'
‘Seven participants reported 11 episodes of mild symptoms as recorded in their daily diaries.'
‘The children's cough symptoms were recorded daily by the parents into diaries.'
3.State or set down publicly or officially.
‘the coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death'
‘Bradford's Deputy Coroner Mark Hinchcliffe, recording his verdict yesterday, concluded no doctors were to blame.'
‘The coroner recorded a verdict of death as a result of an accident.'
‘The coroner records a verdict of death by misadventure.'
‘In August 1994, an open verdict was recorded at an inquest into Mr Webb's death.'
4.(of an instrument or observer) show or register (a measurement or result)
‘the temperature was the lowest recorded since 1926'
‘Instruments recorded magnetic fields at the surface and pulses of light from three different layers overhead.'
‘An instrument records the electrical activity in your muscle at rest and as you contract the muscle, such as by bending your arm.'
‘At these points, observers independently recorded birds detected, keeping separate field records.'
‘Just as not all species were recorded by both methods, not all species were recorded by both observers.'
5.Achieve (a certain score or result)
‘they recorded their first win of the season'
‘Sligo then recorded their first score as the ball was played down the left side to Gerry McGowan, who knocked it over.'
‘They got off to a good start and had four points on the board before Ardnaree recorded their first score.'
‘Duffey came third last year in a valiant attempt to topple De Beer, who recorded a hat-trick of victories.'
‘Barnacarroll, who won the title for the first time last year, finished with a flourish and recorded a score of 92 out of a possible 100.'
6.Convert (sound or a performance) into a permanent form for subsequent reproduction or broadcast.
‘they were recording a guitar recital'
‘I would go into the studio while the guys were recording'
‘They had even brought a tape recorder to record the game, and wanted to use the recordings on their website.'
‘All the sound was recorded live, using waterproof microphones.'
‘Production sound is sound recorded on location of the shoot.'
7.Produce (a programme, or a piece or collection of music) by recording a performance.
‘they go into the studio next week to record their debut album'
‘they recorded an episode of the show'
‘Sir Yehudi later recorded this piece again under the baton of Sir Adrian Boult in the same studio.'
‘The Christmas music recorded here - a compilation - shows his debt to the great Venetian composer.'
‘And so to Studio 150, named after the venue in Amsterdam where this collection was recorded.'