Meaning of RECORD in English

RECORD

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a CD/record/music collection

Have you seen his CD collection?

a criminal record (= a record, kept by the police, of the crimes someone has committed )

It can be hard for someone with a criminal record to find work.

a hit single/show/record etc

the hit musical ‘Phantom of the Opera’

a new/record/ten-year etc high

The price of oil reached a new high this week.

a record crowd (= the biggest one there has ever been )

They were playing before a record crowd of 50,000.

a record deal (= one between a singer or band and a recording company )

It’s hard for a band to get a record deal.

a record level (= the highest ever level )

Sales have reached record levels.

a recording/building etc contract

The band was soon offered a recording contract with Columbia Records.

a safety record (= figures showing how safe or unsafe something has been in the past )

The aircraft has a good safety record.

a video recording

Can a video recording of an interview with a child be used in a court as evidence?

all-time record

They reached an all-time record score.

cassette/tape/record deck

criminal record

He already had a criminal record .

fossil record (= their development has been recorded over a long period )

Marine sponges have a long fossil record .

good track record

The fund has a good track record of investing in the equity market.

had a criminal record

He already had a criminal record .

holds the record for

The programme still holds the record for the longest running TV series.

long-playing record

master list/copy/recording etc

We’ve lost the master disk.

medical records (= which show what illnesses and treatment someone has had )

play a record/CD/tape etc

DJs playing the latest house and techno tracks

preserve/record/keep etc sth for posterity

a priceless work of art that must be kept for posterity

proven track record (= past performance showing how good it is )

a telephone system with a proven track record of reliability

proven track record

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record in selling advertising.

record a CD (= play music and record it on a CD )

They have formed a band and have plans to record a CD later this year.

record a song (= onto a CD so that it can be sold )

The song was first recorded in 1982.

record a verdict (= make it and write it in an official record )

The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death on all four victims.

record an event (= write down or photograph what happened )

Two photographers recorded the events.

record player

record sales (= better than ever before )

The Ford Fiesta has achieved record sales in Italy.

record sth in your diary

James Alvin recorded the incident in his diary.

record sth on video

She had no idea that her purchase was being recorded on video.

recorded an open verdict

He said there was some doubt over the way Grant had died, and recorded an open verdict .

recorded delivery British English (= when a record is kept of posting and safe delivery )

I’d better send my passport by recorded delivery.

recorded delivery

recorded history (= history since people have written things down )

These were the worst floods in recorded history.

recorded live (= recorded at a live performance )

Their latest CD was recorded live in New York.

recorded music

Live music can sound very different from recorded music.

recording studio

a recording studio in Nashville

set/break/beat a world record

He set a new world record for the marathon.

tape record

tape recording

The court heard tape recordings of the meeting.

track record

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record in selling advertising.

world record holder

the 800 m world record holder

world record

He set a new world record for the marathon.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

criminal

A mini-breakdown was less of a black mark than a criminal record if he should ever choose to emigrate.

The papers seemed to be more interested in trying to find out if I had a criminal record .

Background sketchy, certainly no criminal record .

Police said he had a history of mental illness and a criminal record that they would not disclose last night.

Have their parents got any sort of criminal record ?

Angel Coro, an escaped mental patient with a long criminal record , was arrested.

The court was told both accused had extensive criminal records .

Police have found no prior criminal records for Bean and Gauthier, Thomas said.

good

Boro have a good home record while Pompey are bad travellers.

Bush can claim no credit for one of the best economic records in history.

They've got the best away record in the second division.

Post-secondary institutions have a better track record of designing programs that match labor-market needs and place their graduates in jobs.

The House has not had a good record in the past years.

But in those years, they were always the team with the best record going into the playoffs.

And as any good record sleeve will tell you, re-recording a record without a licence is illegal.

In general, it has a good safety record .

historical

Diagnoses are based on evidence accumulated about failure modes, operator observations of symptoms and historical records .

The historical record is thin for most of the other black statesman as well.

I have no desire to rake over the past but we should have the right to refer to matters of historical record .

It is nevertheless possible to make deductions about stages of language before historical records .

Record fish lists exist purely as historical records .

Brackley itself produced rather few people who impressed themselves on the historical record .

However, the historical record is difficult to reconcile with this point of view.

It will be needed, above all, if we are to be able to read the historical record .

long

Blue chip refers to firms with long track records for turning profits and paying dividends.

Only the experienced with a long Tiller record were considered.

The expansion of the 1990s seems set to vie with those of the 1960s and 1980s for the longest on record .

Had William Day, a man with a long criminal record , just happened along inadvertently?

To avoid damage in a down market, buy and hold stocks of companies with long records of rising earnings and dividends.

The position of Thakin Soe, who had the longest record of underground resistance, was even more unclear.

Its long track record and star-studded cast both lend it to statistical study and fire the hope of investors.

medical

Results are incorporated within personalised medical records which serve as clinical review forms.

There are no medical records for these children.

For ten more months, doctors in Britain can continue, legally, to deny people access to their own medical records .

Assembly lawyers also subpoenaed her medical records and unsuccessfully sought records from her gynecologist.

However, the job was successfully completed and the new medical records department is bug free.

After patients supply their medical records , a company medical team contacts their physicians for any required information not in the records.

After supplying medical records and repeatedly telephoning the department, we were told in September that they had mislaid his file.

A new scheme experimenting with medical records on small plastic smart cards seems to be a success, according to Medical Monitor.

new

The 18 tracks of the new record are so dizzyingly dexterous, the live show should be nothing short of amazing.

By the time he had finished all the computerized records had been erased and a new record created.

When I go in to make a record , we make a new record.

Their arrest came only days after they set a new world record for cycling at altitude across the Himalayas.

Over the course of the year, the Dow industrials set a new record 69 times.

However, the job was successfully completed and the new medical records department is bug free.

Tax policy and budgetary decisions still favor the wealthy, and the stock market sets new records every week.

poor

Britain has a poor track record in international collaboration.

In case of redundancies, cutbacks, or transfers, those with poor work records are often the first lo go.

Without doubt Lloyd George had a very poor record on national issues.

Unfortunately, governments, aid agencies and the United Nations have an extremely poor record of being able to organise anything.

But yet Britain had a poor record of economic achievement in the 1920s, before the world depression marked the years 1929-32.

Was this because of governmental housing policy or a poor employment record on the part of the bread-winner of the family?

She does not work in isolation, and poor records will deprive others involved in teaching of vital information about the student.

previous

It took more than a thousand participants to make it happen, beating the previous record by thirty-five.

The 11-month total beats the previous full-year record , set in 1993.

This year's results will hopefully smash all previous records and break through the £50k barrier.

The previous record was in 1989, when the company posted a profit of 2. 83 billion francs.

He cleared 2.68m to beat the previous record of 2.67m set by Paul Parker of Cumbria.

The total breaks its previous record of 464, 651 in 1979, the company said.

He led his country 25 times, surpassing Ian McLauchlan's previous record of 19.

The previous record was set earlier in the season when teammate Erica Mashia went 12 for 12 from the line against Maine.

written

New data resources are also being produced by the analysis or synthesis of other written or artifact records .

It has been suggested by one author that, for instance, written records of staff training should be kept.

Their attitudes to written records can seem cavalier, and contradictory.

Nigel Cramer got a first telephone report from Bedford in the mid-morning, long before the written record arrived.

This visit will also serve as an introduction to written records and their importance for history.

Illiterates leave no written record of their views, but they nevertheless reflect and act accordingly.

Note-taking encourages active learning and provides you with some written record of what you've been studying.

It creates a written record which your debtor can not deny receiving.

■ NOUN

company

They also ease the pressure of financial commitment from the record company .

There is apathy within the A&R departments of major record companies .

Like advances from record companies , this will be recoupable out of future royalties.

It was all fashioned after a record company .

He talks about being shipped around London like cattle at the beck and call of the record company with a weary shrug.

As a result, record companies frequently receive demos tapes suited to a publisher's attention.

With these amounts of money involved, the relationship between band and record company can occasionally be quite strained.

The record company had now moved from Vernon Yard to larger premises, beyond the canal, railway tracks and council estates.

deal

Many of the kids who are out there making music don't necessarily want a record deal .

Currently, getting a record deal for a new act is difficult.

The new acts can be divided into those with and without a record deal .

Those still looking for a record deal usually send a tape, some photographs and a biography.

Sessions are often recorded with bands who already have a record deal .

You could get a record deal in London, Glasgow, Dublin or Manchester.

However once a record deal is signed the value of good management becomes obvious.

The band don't deserve such praise, but they have earned this record deal .

fossil

We also know that the fossil record is fragmentary in the extreme.

We know about them from fossil records .

Most are microscopic, and many have no skeleton and therefore lack a fossil record .

For heaven's sake, Rachel, look at the fossil record as a whole.

But the fossil record of the insects is far from perfect - very sporadic and selective.

We can not, of course, replay a piece of history and we do not have a fossil record of behaviour.

The fossil record bears this out.

We shall concentrate on the arthropods with the best fossil record .

holder

Only Butch Reynolds, the world record holder at 43. 29, has run faster.

A big welcome to former World 5000m record holder Dave Moorcroft who starts a new column this month.

New Marske Harriers have a new quadruple world record holder .

They want the television to have athletic competitions with the world record holders there for the finals.

level

Yesterday's trade figures showed clearly that export volumes were at record levels even in a worldwide economic downturn.

On March 10 the authorities issued a warning to people to stay indoors after concentrations of low-level ozone reached record levels .

Mr. Mellor United Kingdom exports have grown 23 percent. over the past five years, and reached record levels during 1991.

Exports from Ireland were at record levels .

Because Britain has been covered, during the last few weeks, with record levels of toxic and other dangerous substances.

Personal bankruptcies and consumer credit defaults are also at record levels .

There are record levels of unemployment in spite of their fiddled figures.

In many countries, IPOs have reached record levels just before stockmarket crashes.

number

Book publishers all over the world have joined the rugby boom, producing a record number of books.

Down the highway from Fort Lauderdale, folks in Miami are talking about record numbers of tourists.

An identity bracelet was put on her wrist with her full name and hospital record number written on it.

The welfare cutoff is prompting record numbers of people to apply for citizenship.

R is a one-character record number .

A record number of display teams are set to take part.

Of the 13 seats, four - a record number - were therefore excess seats.

A record number of licentiate applications have been assessed, reflecting the increased promotional activities carried out.

player

Hatton said something about buying him a record player for a wedding present.

There was a thumping noise coming from above that was a record player .

She sold her record player to Eric from the top floor.

But we didn't have a record player , so every night we'd get it out and look at it.

There was no television set, no record player , not even a radio.

We cleared the old billiard room of furniture and put on the record player , and danced reels.

There was a crash downstairs as some one knocked the record player over.

Even now, record players and radios could be heard.

school

A school record on a child may have to be disclosed as may any other record held by the school or authority.

The win lifted the Eagles' record to 17-5, which ties the school record for victories in a season.

Until recently what was on the child's school record and whether parent or child could see it was a vexed question.

Hill tied a school record with four field goals, connecting from 42, 27, 26 and 25 yards.

With increasing frequency, it seems, the good talking-to becomes a permanent black spot on a school record .

As intelligence tests had not superseded the older attainments tests, so school records did not supersede the test battery.

She pushed the door open with such force that it swung back and forth five times-a school record .

track

The pup trialled at Brough Park on Saturday night and was only two lengths outside the sprint track record .

In fact, a handful of its stock and balanced funds have pretty feeble five-year track records .

Finally, internet businesses are moving into an era where their lengthening track record means they can be analysed alongside conventional companies.

But he said the recent poor track record of quarterbacks coming out of the Big Sky Conference worries him.

However, we judge the Government's good faith in terms of their track record .

But Jones' track record had always been above reproach.

Its increasingly widespread use and track record over many years emphasise its benefits compared with more traditional procedures.

And consider the intriguing track record of Globes voters.

world

The previous day she had set a new world record in the preliminaries.

Rouse owned the 100 backstroke, owned the world record .

It is not surprising, therefore, that world records are generally broken in the afternoon, not during the night.

Not book of world records or world book of records or any of the other things you sometimes hear it called.

They were going for a world record ... and they got it.

The world record try-scorer rounded on his attacker and exchanged heated words.

I like helping Daniel break world records and it pays well, but I want to be the man breaking the records.

They want the television to have athletic competitions with the world record holders there for the finals.

■ VERB

beat

If the backs had taken all their chances, Quins might have beaten Gloucester's record 80-point Cup win over Exeter.

You hear the first two beats of a record and you kind of get a sense of it.

We want to beat his record and any others that are going ... and to win for his family.

History is taking a beating and sacrosanct tour records are being kept in pencil.

It took more than a thousand participants to make it happen, beating the previous record by thirty-five.

The 11-month total beats the previous full-year record , set in 1993.

Jurassic Park beat the record set by Batman Returns, which took £31.8m in its first four days.

He cleared 2.68m to beat the previous record of 2.67m set by Paul Parker of Cumbria.

break

They were arrested only days after breaking a world record by riding across a glacier in the Himalayas.

Andrews, on 43 caps, was close to breaking the Springbok record for number of appearances.

You must have broken every track record .

Earlier, Treleaven had broken Blackmoor's amateur record of 65, his round containing five birdies and only one dropped shot.

Johnson looked like Secretariat at the Preakness, leaving everyone in his dust, breaking the Olympic record .

He had been running, running as hard as he could to break his record for the five miles.

This fall, education officials say, enrollment will break that record when it tops 51. 7 million.

hold

They also hold the League's record score a 21-0 win over North Skelton Rovers in 1895.

Brian Treggs holds the record with 167 career receptions.

Kelso also holds the record for the highest-priced winner, Equinoctial, at 250-1 in a handicap hurdle in November, 1990.

And it came from a famous maker: another Farman, a Goliath, had held the endurance record in 1921.

Build storage cabinets and shelves to hold a collection of records .

It held the box-office record until Gone with the wind moved more tickets in 1939 and 1940.

The database currently holds approximately 1,000 records .

In 1931, Goddard held the world altitude record for a rocket, with a flight to 1, 700 feet.

keep

Village clerks could not keep a proper record of deaths, since they were so frequent.

Fish and Game laws require market owners who buy fish to keep detailed records , including the name of the supplier.

Normally we don't keep a record of the results but now we have some hard facts.

As the accounting system becomes more complex, it may be kept on a computer record .

If the business fails to keep proper records it may be charged a financial penalty.

There was a chart on the wall that gave some measure of this by keeping a record of math and spelling grades.

The Group Secretary acts as Secretary to the Board and all its committees, and keeps appropriate records of their proceedings.

Ask them to keep a record of. the materials they tried and the results.

listen

But one listens to her final records with dismay after hearing the fresh, uncanny beauty of the early ones.

The two teenagers had only been listening to records , but the dad was pissed, none the less.

I spent a lot of time listening to records and just hanging out with friends.

They had a light supper, played backgammon for dimes, sat listening to records in the living room.

He read some of Rosa's books, and listened to her records .

So I usually sipped spicy tea and listened to records all night.

When you listen to their records they're always a lot slower than you perceive them to be.

I recommend that all my students listen to records at least two or three hours a day.

play

Richard played me their record and invited me to the end of recording party.

Guys could get as much as $ I, 000 or more for playing one record .

Peel carried on playing their records and booking them in for sessions, despite their high degree of success.

Then he would look through the new magazines, play a few records , do a little housecleaning.

I played his record to death.

I used all of those, as well as a 1959 Les Paul which I played a lot on this record .

We've been playing the records he bought.

This gave us an overall playing record of four wins out of six matches played, with one defeat and one match abandoned.

set

Mr Neasom, 57, must have set some kind of record since 1974, when he began reporting Portsmouth matches.

Not everything on the floor will set new high-tech records .

Sheep entries set a new record , and topped 500 for the first time.

Don't your staff ever set records ?

Voila, Williamson set a home run record that lasted 35 years.

There's always scope for setting new records .

Beth, you have just set a new personal record .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a CD/record/video etc player

But nomes hear sounds slowed down and stretched out and deeper, like a record player in a power cut.

But we didn't have a record player , so every night we'd get it out and look at it.

Hatton said something about buying him a record player for a wedding present.

Inside she found a record player and some old 78s.

There is also a video player , 2 pool tables and a good sound system.

There was a thumping noise coming from above that was a record player .

You will, of course, need a video source which can either be a video player or camera.

book/record/gift token

A £10 book token will be awarded to the sender of the first correct solution opened on Thursday 7 March.

book/record/wine etc club

Bristol brought on record club buy Ray Atteveld for the injured Martin Scott after 16 minutes.

Four were circulars - two were reminders that his subscriptions to a book club and the golf club were overdue.

I think we all know that the book clubs are not naive.

Last fall, Winfrey decided to give fiction a boost by creating her on-air book club .

The kids belong to a book club .

The recently reestablished library club was described and the possibility of a book club considered.

break a record

Eventually, human champions will stop breaking records too.

I said, Listen, man, the broken record was pressed by somebody else, not me.

Instead of watching the scoreboard this week for broken records, the play-by-play announcer is watching the thermometer.

The 18-year-old with size 18 feet just can't stop breaking records.

chart-topping record/group/hit etc

keep a record/account/diary etc

A relaxed regime of visiting the lavatory after each main meal and at bedtime is established with the parents keeping a record.

Each day we are to keep a diary.

I must keep records that prove I do all this.

One research team keeps a record of which computers are attached to the network at any time.

Only one in five departments is believed to keep a record of abuse of adults or the elderly.

There was a chart on the wall that gave some measure of this by keeping a record of math and spelling grades.

Tish intends to do some drawing, but is too intent on keeping a diary.

set a record

The Bulls set a team record with its 15th successive victory.

Walsh set a pentathlon record in 1953.

A design for a tapestry by Rubens set a record when it sold for £748,000.

Average daily share volume set a record at 346 million shares a day, according to preliminary data from the exchange.

Excavated in 1, 239 days, the 26, 800-foot Elizabeth Tunnel set a record for hard-rock tunneling.

He won more than 1,000 cups and prizes as an amateur, setting records ranging from 1,000 yards to 12 miles.

I am absolutely sure that my friend Jimmy Wall and I failed in our attempt to set a record.

Meanwhile, Lakeside was setting records for the number of youths fishing there.

The 35 players who beat par in the first round set a record, beating the 33 who did it in 1991.

The motion on the Local Government Finance Bill - which set a record - was also introduced before debate had begun.

smash a record

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

According to your medical records, you had an operation five years ago.

an old Beatles record

As an employee, his record is outstanding.

Coach Rogers has boosted the team's record to 12 wins and only 4 losses.

Dyer scored 36 points, a tournament record .

HMA has a great track record of managing hospitals.

I've checked the student records, and I can't find any mention of her name.

Keep a record of all your expenses during the trip.

Medical records are now kept on computers.

Our records are continually updated.

The records of births, marriages, and deaths were all destroyed in the fire.

The department has a long record of high achievement.

The hotel should have a record of who stayed there last month.

The industry's record on conservation is not very impressive.

The results of the blood test will be noted in your medical records.

The US had serious concerns over the country's poor human rights record .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Money flows have a successful track record in predicting the direction of the stock market.

No one kept track of exactly how many were mistreated, but several thousand deaths blight the record of Ferdinand and Isabelia.

The record of negotiating - and sticking to - regional specialisation in basic industries has not been impressive.

The ship that had followed us would have left a record of its course, and ours.

Their record against winning teams is 1-3.

These files need to be initialised and the unused records marked as empty.

This comes on top of a record 21 trillion yen in local government bonds expected for the year to April.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

album

Whipping Boy have just finished recording their debut album in Sun Studios, Dublin.

McKennitt has since recorded four more albums on her own label, Quinlan Road.

In 1970, he joined Blood, Sweat &038; Tears, touring worldwide and recording eleven albums with them.

To record its new album , Phish decided on an approach that was radically experimental yet democratic.

They have recorded about 15 tape albums and released one single on Melodia.

He was also a founder member of Bill Bruford's Earthworks, which has recorded four albums to date.

Currently Steve and Gillian are working with New Order, who are recording an album .

In 1961 he recorded his first solo album , It's Morrissey Man!

camera

One other possibility is to have two cameras recording simultaneously on to two recorders.

The new QuickTake 200 is a digital camera that records photographs in computer memory.

The Victorians invested considerable faith in the power of the camera to record , classify amid witness.

It will raise an antenna and run a cable from the truck to a camera to record pictures of the burning building.

The husband of one of the club members had his camera handy to record the occasion of the Mayor's visit.

Companies should arrive at each stop armed with press releases and cameras to record local functions.

The cameras continued to record every panic-stricken moment.

You also can use a digital camera , which records pictures electronically and uploads them straight to your computer without using film.

event

All this is culled from letters from people who had the forethought to record the event .

In its crosshairs are the Olympic 200-and 400-meter gold medals, and also the world records in those events .

Both Matthew and Luke have recorded the event in historical terms.

Why would a member of his inner circle record such an event ?

There was no place in history at stake here, no plan to record this event .

They record events past, and the present stands in a causal relationship to the past.

The photos do not record the event , they are the event.

film

The second was the realisation that holograms do not have to be recorded on film .

Clarke had a vision of company-run studios where youngsters could learn the recording business, film or choreography.

Results were recorded on film supplied by Kodak.

After being recorded on Film they will be returned.

Longitudinal sonograms of the gall bladder were recorded on film .

The Führer had ordered all such executions to be recorded on film .

information

Do you use your notes for developing your historical understanding as well as for recording historical information ? 4.

The accompanying 36-page booklet offers a detailed biography, recording information and an extended interview.

We never recorded what information we sent them or received from them.

The California Highway Patrol, which keeps traffic statistics, does not record information on cellular phone use.

Actual performance is recorded and the information fed back to the managers responsible for achieving the target performance.

These revved up cameras also record information , such as dates and titles, on the film.

Mr Gillis, recording the information in his book, said nothing.

Indeed, they will often create their own databases to record information collected on museum visits or site visits or through fieldwork.

music

The notes tell us that all the music was recorded in straight takes, and that no subsequent editing has taken place.

He is surrounded by an electronic keyboard, a rack of music equipment, a recording microphone and a personal computer.

It is one of the most difficult types of music to record .

And it could become the basis for all music recording and reproduction.

The sonics are also magnificent because the music was recorded in an acoustically pristine church in County Wicklow, Ireland.

number

The survey requires each respondent to record the number of hours that they worked in the previous week.

I had stopped recording the number of meals I had eaten and how much rent I owed Edusha and Bella.

Initially, few consultations were recorded , but the numbers doubled in 1972, and increased steadily from that date.

The Federal Reserve had records of consecutive serial numbers .

The earliest surviving parish registers consistently record a greater number of baptisms than burials.

They should record the number of drops. 3.

Within recorded history goose numbers have never been greater.

Again they will count and record the number of drops.

song

Ideally, you should record the three strongest songs in your set.

They scrutinize recorded songs to determine whether regional dialects exist among those of the same species.

Read in studio A promotion-chasing football team has taken the day off from a hectic training schedule to record a pop song .

Badly recorded , Beatlesque song fragments may make for an interesting aesthetic statement.

In just one session, Mitosis recorded eight songs .

They, in turn, wrote and recorded 12 songs that reflect various scenes and characters in the film.

I still have the tape on which I recorded the songs and music of that evening.

Only company using Racial Artists in recording high-class song records.

studio

He has just emerged from the studio after recording his third album; there will be many musical surprises in store.

Read in studio Crime recorded in the Central South region last year rose by more than the national average.

track

Why harp on longer track records ?

All but a few of the tracks were recorded live, many at the legendary Roxy.

Such evidence abounds, even in organizations with relatively undistinguished track records .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a CD/record/video etc player

But nomes hear sounds slowed down and stretched out and deeper, like a record player in a power cut.

But we didn't have a record player , so every night we'd get it out and look at it.

Hatton said something about buying him a record player for a wedding present.

Inside she found a record player and some old 78s.

There is also a video player , 2 pool tables and a good sound system.

There was a thumping noise coming from above that was a record player .

You will, of course, need a video source which can either be a video player or camera.

book/record/gift token

A £10 book token will be awarded to the sender of the first correct solution opened on Thursday 7 March.

book/record/wine etc club

Bristol brought on record club buy Ray Atteveld for the injured Martin Scott after 16 minutes.

Four were circulars - two were reminders that his subscriptions to a book club and the golf club were overdue.

I think we all know that the book clubs are not naive.

Last fall, Winfrey decided to give fiction a boost by creating her on-air book club .

The kids belong to a book club .

The recently reestablished library club was described and the possibility of a book club considered.

chart-topping record/group/hit etc

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A final communiqué recorded that "a thorough and candid discussion has taken place".

Are we recording? Push that red button to start it.

Last year the company recorded a profit of £1.4 million.

Make sure you record the date you bought the tickets.

Only 13 cases of this disease have ever been recorded.

Police recorded his speed at 99.04 miles per hour.

The expedition recorded many new species of plants.

The meteorological office recorded the lowest rainfall in 10 years.

The whole incident was recorded on an amateur video tape.

Washington, D.C. police recorded 483 murders in 1990.

Would you set the VCR to record ER for me tonight?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All transactions had to be recorded on government-provided fiscal receipts with special stamps.

Do as many as you can and record your steps.

During the decades that followed the war, record collectors heard that acetate discs had been recorded but never broadcast.

Each time any plant material was harvested, it was laboriously weighed and recorded by the biospherians.

For the Shema prayer is recorded in the book of Moses we call Deuteronomy, which is our first reading this morning.

I still have the tape on which I recorded the songs and music of that evening.

They are not restricted, as formal databases are, to record material that is highly structured.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.