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      n  
1    an account in permanent form, esp. in writing, preserving knowledge or information about facts or events  
2    a written account of some transaction that serves as legal evidence of the transaction  
3    a written official report of the proceedings of a court of justice or legislative body, including the judgments given or enactments made  
4    anything serving as evidence or as a memorial  
the First World War is a record of human folly     
5    often pl   information or data on a specific subject collected methodically over a long period  
weather records     
6   
a    the best or most outstanding amount, rate, height, etc., ever attained, as in some field of sport  
an Olympic record, a world record, to break the record for the long jump     
b    (as modifier)  
a record time     
7    the sum of one's recognized achievements, career, or performance  
the officer has an excellent record     
8    a list of crimes of which an accused person has previously been convicted, which are known to the police but may only be disclosed to a court in certain circumstances  
9    have a record   to be a known criminal; have a previous conviction or convictions  
10      (Also called)    gramophone record, disc   a thin disc of a plastic material upon which sound has been recorded. Each side has a spiral groove, which undulates in accordance with the frequency and amplitude of the sound. Records were formerly made from a shellac-based compound but are now usually made from vinyl plastics  
11    the markings made by a recording instrument such as a seismograph  
12      (Computing)   a group of data or piece of information preserved as a unit in machine-readable form  
13    (in some computer languages) a data structure designed to allow the handling of groups of related pieces of information as though the group was a single entity  
14    for the record   for the sake of strict factual accuracy  
15    go on record   to state one's views publicly  
16       See       off the record  
17    on record  
a    stated in a public document  
b    publicly known  
18    set or put the record straight   to correct an error or misunderstanding  
      vb   mainly tr  
19    to set down in some permanent form so as to preserve the true facts of  
to record the minutes of a meeting     
20    to contain or serve to relate (facts, information, etc.)  
21    to indicate, show, or register  
his face recorded his disappointment     
22    to remain as or afford evidence of  
these ruins record the life of the Romans in Britain     
23    also intr   to make a recording of (music, speech, etc.) for reproduction, esp. on a record player or tape recorder, or for later broadcasting  
24    also intr   (of an instrument) to register or indicate (information) on a scale  
the barometer recorded a low pressure     
     (C13: from Old French recorder to call to mind, from Latin recordari to remember, from re- + cor heart)  
  recordable      adj  


Congressional Record  
      n   (in the U.S.) the government journal that publishes all proceedings of Congress  
gold record  
      n      a former name for       gold disc  
off the record  
      adj   off-the-record when prenominal  
1    not intended for publication or disclosure; confidential  
      adv  
2    with such an intention; unofficially  
Public Record Office  
      n   an institution in which official records are stored and kept available for inspection by the public  
record-changer  
      n   a device in a record player for changing records automatically  
record of achievement  
      n     (Brit)   a statement of the personal and educational development of each pupil  
record player  
      n   a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record, consisting of a turntable, usually electrically driven, that rotates the record at a fixed speed of 33, 45, or (esp. formerly) 78 revolutions a minute. A stylus vibrates in accordance with undulations in the groove in the record: these vibrations are converted into electric currents, which, after amplification, are recreated in the form of sound by one or more loudspeakers  
   See also       monophonic       quadraphonics       stereophonic  
tape-record  
      vb   to make a tape recording (of)  
track record  
      n  
Informal   the past record of the accomplishments and failures of a person, business, etc.  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
exp.
a difficult time
v.
have a ​difficult ​time
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
n.
Online journal where the writer presents a record of activities, thoughts, or beliefs
Ex: In 2004, blogs were becoming highly popular and began to influence mainstream media. Also: weblog. Ex: He sent her an e-mail after googling her name and finding her weblog.
exp.
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
[Tech.]
n.
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
n.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
a clusterfuck means several problems occurring at the same time
Mainly US usage, very colloquial/vulgar
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
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