Something on which sound or visual images have been recorded.(noun)
A recorded sound or picture.(noun)
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Use "recording" in a sentence
"They live up to the meaning of the word recording, to make a permanent record of your thoughts and ideas."
"If the recording is available, all you have to do is check the price, punt that amount into my Paypal account via the Donate button, and let me know the title of the work you want."
"Kristin .... you can forget about the fear of pronouncing & recording a French word containing a French "r" - as you mentioned last time."