recording etymology

English word recording comes from English record

Detailed word origin of recording

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
record English (eng) (ambitransitive, obsolete) To sing or repeat a tune.. (intransitive) To fix in a medium, usually in a tangible medium.. (intransitive) To make an audio, video, or multimedia recording.. (obsolete) To reflect; to ponder.. (transitive) To make a record of information.. (transitive) To make an audio or video recording of.. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To repeat; to practice.. [...]
recording English (eng) A reproduction of sound, video, etc. stored in a permanent medium.

Words with the same origin as recording

Descendants of record
batcorder camcorder holocorder minicorder tricorder