The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument of the family known as fipple flutes or internal duct flutes—whistle-like instruments which include the tin whistle and ocarina. The recorder is end-blown and the mouth of the instrument is constricted by a wooden plug, known as a block or fipple. It is distinguished from other members of the family by having holes for seven fingers (the lower one or two often doubled to facilitate the production of semitones) and one for the thumb of the uppermost hand.
The title of the chief judical officer of some cities and boroughs; also, of the chief justice of an East Indian settlement. The Recorder of London is judge of the Lord Mayor's Court, and one of the commissioners of the Central Criminal Court.
A Recordership appointment, which carries almost the same powers as a circuit judge, is made by The Queen, and lasts for five years. Recorders generally sit for between four and six weeks a year, and normally spend the rest of the time in private practice as barristers or solicitors.
In the Courts of England and Wales, a Recorder is a barrister or solicitor of 10 years standing who is appointed by the Lord Chancellor as a part-time Crown Court judge. They can also sit i.e. act as a judge, in the County court.
The official who keeps records of transactions that affect real estate in the area. Sometimes known as a "Registrar of Deeds" or "Town / County Clerk." A recording is kept in the registrarâ€(tm)s office. It can be a properly executed legal document, such as a deed, mortgage note, satisfaction of mortgage, an extension of mortgage, anything made a part of the public record.
An enumerator, secretary or archivist; the king's official secretary (2 Samuel 8:16). In the ancient world a recorder was a member of a professional class of literate men who were trained for official service in royal administration.
Any device that takes a signal and permanantly places it on a recordable medium. A cassette recorder takes the electrical audio signal and changes the magnetic orientation of the magnetic material on the cassette tape to represent that signal.
That part of an automatic tide gauge that records the height and time of tide. The record is nowadays usually an electronic data logger or interface to a remote computer. In older gauges it would have been a chart recorder to make a graph on specially printed paper or a punched paper or magnetic tape recorder. The recorder may be close by the monitoring point or remote from it.
A league member designated to take notes of what takes place at a meeting. Opinions and ideas, as well as minority opinions, are important to note down so that a complete record of discussion and decisions is obtained.
The Recorder is a Web-based information system designed for small nonprofits, such as school clubs, churches, and other congregations. It records data on members, guests, contacts, groups, pledges, contributions, and other elements.
A device to record high-speed digital data using hard disks or solid state storage. The Vortex family of Open and Targeted Recorders performs high-speed streaming, digital data recording, playback and analysis.