r) KEY NOUN:
- A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
- A book for such entries.
- An entry in such a record.
- The act of registering.
- A device that automatically records a quantity or number.
- Computer Science A part of the central processing unit used as a storage location.
- An adjustable, grill-like device through which heated or cooled air is released into a room.
- A state of proper alignment: to be in register.
- Exact alignment of the lines and margins on the opposite sides of a leaf.
- Proper positioning of colors in color printing.
- The range of an instrument or a voice.
- A part of such a range.
- A group of matched organ pipes; a stop.
- A variety of language used in a specific social setting: speaking in an informal register; writing in a scientific register.
, reg·is·ters VERB: tr.
- To enter in an official register.
- To enroll officially or formally, especially in order to vote or attend classes.
- To set down in writing; record: "It is for the historian to discover and register what actually happened" (Robert Conquest).
- To indicate on or as if on an instrument or a scale.
- To give outward signs of; express: Her face registered surprise.
- To attain or achieve: registered a new high in sales.
- To cause (mail) to be officially recorded and specially handled by payment of a fee.
- To adjust so as to be properly aligned.
- To place or cause placement of one's name in a register.
- To have one's name officially placed on a list of eligible voters.
- To enroll as a student.
- To be indicated on or as if on an instrument or a scale.
- To be shown or expressed, as on the face.
- To make an impression; be recorded in the mind: The warning failed to register.
- To be in proper alignment.
Middle English registre
, from Old French, from Medieval Latin registrum
, alteration of Late Latin regesta
, from Latin, neuter pl. past participle of regerere
, to record
, to carryOTHER FORMS:regis·ter·er(Noun)
l) KEY (Adjective)