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Definition of register:

  1. A contrivance for automatically noting the performance of a machine or the rapidity of a process.
  2. 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.
  3. A machine for registering automatically the number of persons passing through a gateway, fares taken, etc.; a telltale.
  4. A record containing a list and description of the merchant vessels belonging to a port or customs district.
  5. A stop or set of pipes in an organ.
  6. A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list or roll; a schedule.
  7. 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.
  8. That which registers or records.
  9. 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.
  10. The correspondence of pages, columns, or lines on the opposite or reverse sides of the sheet.
  11. 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.
  12. The inner part of the mold in which types are cast.
  13. The part of a telegraphic apparatus which records automatically the message received.
  14. 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.
  15. To enroll one's name in a register.
  16. To enroll; to enter in a list.
  17. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for future use or service.
  18. 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.

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