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    Register - (n.) A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
    Register - (n.) A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.
    Register - (n.) A certificate issued by the collector of customs of a port or district to the owner of a vessel, containing the description of a vessel, its name, ownership, and other material facts. It is kept on board the vessel, to be used as an evidence of nationality or as a muniment of title.
    Register - (n.) 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.
    Register - (n.) That which registers or records.
    Register - (n.) A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process.
    Register - (n.) The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received.
    Register - (n.) A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale.
    Register - (n.) 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.
    Register - (n.) The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.
    Register - (n.) The correspondence of pages, columns, or lines on the opposite or reverse sides of the sheet.
    Register - (n.) The correspondence or adjustment of the several impressions in a design which is printed in parts, as in chromolithographic printing, or in the manufacture of paper hangings. See Register, v. i. 2.
    Register - (v. i.) 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.
    Register - (v. i.) A stop or set of pipes in an organ.
    Register - (n.) To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service.
    Register - (n.) To enroll; to enter in a list.
    Register - (v. i.) To enroll one's name in a register.
    Register - (v. i.) 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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    Enregister - (v. t.) To register; to enroll or record; to inregister.
    Inregistering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inregister
    Inregister - (v. t.) To register; to enter, as in a register.
    Registered - (imp. & p. p.) of Register
    Registering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Register
    Registering - (a.) Recording; -- applied to instruments; having an apparatus which registers; as, a registering thermometer. See Recording.
    Registership - (n.) The office of a register.
    Self-registering - (a.) Registering itself; -- said of any instrument so contrived as to record its own indications of phenomena, whether continuously or at stated times, as at the maxima and minima of variations; as, a self-registering anemometer or barometer.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Register - n. 1 official list, e.g. Of births, marriages, and deaths, of children in a class, of shipping, of professionally qualified persons, or of qualified voters in a constituency. 2 book in which items are recorded for reference. 3 device recording speed, force, etc. 4 a compass of a voice or instrument. B part of this compass (lower register). 5 adjustable plate for widening or narrowing an opening and regulating a draught, esp. In a fire-grate. 6 a set of organ pipes. B sliding device controlling this. 7 = *cash register. 8 form of a language (colloquial, literary, etc.) Used in particular circumstances. 9 computing a memory location having specific properties and quick access time. v. 1 set down (a name, fact, complaint, etc.) Formally; record in writing. 2 enter or cause to be entered in a particular register. 3 commit (a letter etc.) To registered post. 4 (of an instrument) record automatically; indicate. 5 a express (an emotion) facially or by gesture (registered surprise). B (of an emotion) show in a person's face or gestures. 6 make an impression on a person's mind. [latin regero -gest- transcribe, record]
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    Cash register - n. Till recording sales, totalling receipts, etc.
    Lloyd's register - n. Annual classified list of all ships.
    Parish register - n. Book recording christenings, marriages, and burials, at a parish church.
    Registered nurse - n. Nurse with a state certificate of competence.
    Registered post - n. Postal procedure with special precautions for safety and for compensation in case of loss.
    Register office - n. State office where civil marriages are conducted.
    Unregistered - adj. Not registered.

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