register


register
noun
1》 an official list or record.
    ↘a record of attendance, for example of pupils in a class.
2》 a particular part of the range of a voice or instrument.
    ↘a set of organ pipes which share a tonal quality.
    ↘a sliding device controlling such a set of organ pipes.
3》 a variety of a language determined by degree of formality and choice of vocabulary, pronunciation, and syntax.
4》 Printing & Photography the exact correspondence of the position of colour components in a printed positive.
    ↘Printing the exact correspondence of the position of printed matter on the two sides of a leaf.
5》 (in electronic devices) a location in a store of data, used for a specific purpose and with quick access time.
6》 an adjustable plate for widening or narrowing an opening and regulating a draught, especially in a fire grate.
verb
1》 enter in or place on a register.
    ↘put one's name on a register, especially as an eligible voter or as a guest in a hotel.
2》 express (an opinion or emotion).
    ↘(of an emotion) show in a person's face or gestures.
    ↘[usu. with negative] become aware of: he hadn't even registered her presence.
3》 (of an instrument) detect and show (a reading) automatically.
    ↘(of an event) give rise to a specified reading on an instrument.
4》 achieve (a certain score or result).
5》 entrust (a letter or parcel) to a post office for transmission by registered post.
6》 Printing & Photography correspond exactly in position.
Derivatives
registrable adjective
Origin
ME: from OFr. regestre or med. L. regestrum, registrum, alt. of regestum, singular of late L. regesta 'things recorded', from regerere 'enter, record'.

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