Register

Definition of Register

Reg´is`ter   Pronunciation: r?j´?s`t?r
n.1.A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
As you have one eye upon my follies, . . . turn another into the register of your own.
- Shak.
2.(Com.) A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.
3.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.
4.(Mech.) That which registers or records.
5.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.
6.(Print.) The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.
7.(Mus.) 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.
8.A stop or set of pipes in an organ.
Parish register
A book in which are recorded the births, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and burials in a parish.
v. t.1.To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service.
[imp. & p. p. Registere (-t?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Registering.]
2.To enroll; to enter in a list.
Such follow him as shall be registered.
- Milton.
3.(Securities) 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.
Registered letter
a letter, the address of which is, on payment of a special fee, registered in the post office and the transmission and delivery of which are attended to with particular care.
v. i.1.To enroll one's name in a register.
2.(Print.) 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.

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