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Register meaning

register - 26 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
  2. 2. record in a public office or in a court of law; " file for divorce"; " file a complaint"
  3. 3. show in one's face; " Her surprise did not register"
  4. 4. enroll to vote; " register for an election"
  5. 5. record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions
  6. 6. have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties
  7. 7. To enter the name of the owner of ( a share of stock, a bond, or other security) in a register, or record book. A registered security is transferable only on the written assignment of the owner of record and on surrender of his bond, stock certificate, or the like.
  8. 8. A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
  9. 9. A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.
  10. 10. One who registers or records; a registrar; a recorder; especially, a public officer charged with the duty of recording certain transactions or events; as, a register of deeds.
  11. 11. That which registers or records.
  12. 12. A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process.
  13. 13. The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received.
  14. 14. A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale.
  15. 15. A lid, stopper, or sliding plate, in a furnace, stove, etc., for regulating the admission of air to the fuel; also, an arrangement containing dampers or shutters, as in the floor or wall of a room or passage, or in a chimney, for admitting or excluding heated air, or for regulating ventilation.
  16. 16. The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.
  17. 17. The correspondence of pages, columns, or lines on the opposite or reverse sides of the sheet.
  18. 18. The correspondence or adjustment of the several impressions in a design which is printed in parts, as in chromolithographic printing, or in the manufacture of paper hangings. See Register, v. i. 2.
  19. 19. The compass of a voice or instrument; a specified portion of the compass of a voice, or a series of vocal tones of a given compass; as, the upper, middle, or lower register; the soprano register; the tenor register.
  20. 20. A stop or set of pipes in an organ.
  21. 21. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service.
  22. 22. To enroll; to enter in a list.
  23. 23. To enroll one's name in a register.
  24. 24. To correspond in relative position; as, two pages, columns, etc. , register when the corresponding parts fall in the same line, or when line falls exactly upon line in reverse pages, or ( as in chromatic printing) where the various colors of the design are printed consecutively, and perfect adjustment of parts is necessary.
  25. 25. A written record; list; damper of a stove or fine; stop of an organ.
  26. 26. To enter in a register.

register - examples of usage

  1. 2789. Do you keep a register of these notes? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. 2583. Then what is the purpose of your keeping this register of them? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. The hotel will be closed at this time of year, of course, but a letter which I will give you to the proprietor, who lives close at hand, will enable you to look over the register for an hour or two in private. - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
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