What is register?

  • (verb): Manipulate the registers of an organ.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on register, registers:

Great Seal Of Scotland - Register
... the Great Seal of Scotland from 1306 to 1668 are published in the Register of the Great Seal of Scotland (Registrum Magni Sigilli Regum Scotorum) ...
Vocal Registration - Falsetto Register
... The falsetto register lies above the modal voice register and overlaps the modal register by approximately one octave ... Both men and women can phonate in the falsetto register ... The essential difference between the modal and falsetto registers lies in the amount and type of vocal cord involvement ...
Register, Georgia - Demographics
... There were 68 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
MOS Technology 8563 - Programming
... Addressing the VDC's internal registers and dedicated video memory must be accomplished by indirect means ... First the program must tell the VDC which of its 37 internal registers is to be accessed ... for the access, after which a read or write on the selected internal register may be performed ...
Warka Vase - Decoration
... The vase has three registers – or tiers – of carving ... The bottom register depicts the vegetation in the Tigris and Euphrates delta, such as the natural reeds and cultivated grain ... The procession continues in the second register with nude males carrying bowls and jars of sacrificial elements, such as fruit and grain ...

More definitions of "register":

  • (noun): A regulator (as a sliding plate) for regulating the flow of air into a furnace or other heating device.
  • (noun): A cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill.
    Synonyms: cash register
  • (verb): Enter into someone's consciousness.
    Example: "Did this event register in your parents' minds?"
  • (noun): An air passage (usually in the floor or a wall of a room) for admitting or excluding heated air from the room.
  • (noun): An official written record of names or events or transactions.
    Synonyms: registry
  • (verb): Record in a public office or in a court of law.
    Synonyms: file
  • (verb): Record in writing; enter into a book of names or events or transactions.
  • (noun): (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.
  • (verb): Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments.
    Synonyms: read, show, record
  • (noun): (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind.
  • (verb): Enroll to vote.
    Example: "Register for an election"
  • (verb): Have one's name listed as a candidate for several parties.
    Synonyms: cross-file
  • (verb): Send by registered mail.
    Example: "I'd like to register this letter"
  • (verb): Be aware of.
    Example: "Did you register any change when I pressed the button?"
    Synonyms: record
  • (noun): A book in which names and transactions are listed.
  • (verb): Show in one's face.
    Example: "Her surprise did not register"

Famous quotes containing the word register:

    Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
    Lewis Mumford (1895–1990)

    Never to walk from the station’s lamps and laurels
    Carrying my father’s lean old leather case
    Crumbling like the register at the hotel....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    Our fear that Communism might some day take over most of the world blinds us to the fact that anti-communism already has.
    —Anonymous U.S. Analyst In 1967. Quoted in “The Uses of Anticommunism,” vol. 21, published in The Socialist Register (1985)