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digital recording

a method of sound recording in which an input audio waveform is sampled at regular intervals, usually between 40,000 and 50,000 times per second, and each sample is assigned a numerical value, usually expressed in binary notation.
a record or tape made by this method.
Computers. a system of recording information on magnetic or optical media for processing by a computer. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for digital recording
  • The hall sounds large and reverberant, and the digital recording has a vividness that is almost intrusive.
  • Operate computer with digital recording software, while following the narrator using a print copy of the text.
  • The result has been the installation of digital recording equipment in the county courts.
  • Proceedings in bankruptcy courtrooms are recorded using a digital recording system, which may be on at all times.
  • Please see a courtroom deputy for a demonstration of the digital recording equipment.
  • All pretrial conferences will be recorded using the court's digital recording system.
British Dictionary definitions for digital recording

digital recording

a sound recording process that converts audio or analogue signals into a series of pulses that correspond to the voltage level. These can be stored on tape or on any other memory system
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