Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of registering; registration.
  • noun The registered nationality of a ship.
  • noun A place for registering.
  • noun A book for official records.
  • noun The place where such records are kept.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of recording or writing in a register, or depositing in the place of public record: as, the registry of a deed; the registry of a will, etc.
  • noun The place where a register is kept.
  • noun A series of facts recorded; a record.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of recording or writing in a register; enrollment; registration.
  • noun The place where a register is kept.
  • noun A record; an account; a register.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A building in which things are registered or where registers are kept.
  • noun A record; an account; a register.
  • noun The act of registering; registration
  • noun computing A database of configurations etc. maintained by the Microsoft Windows operating system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions

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Examples

  • Before the establishment of the ULC and, eventually, a name registry that, in 2006, listed more than five thousand bona fide Rollergirl names, newbies from other cities often chose names for themselves that were similar, or in some cases, identical, to existing Rollergirls.

    Rollergirl

  • Before the establishment of the ULC and, eventually, a name registry that, in 2006, listed more than five thousand bona fide Rollergirl names, newbies from other cities often chose names for themselves that were similar, or in some cases, identical, to existing Rollergirls.

    Rollergirl

  • Before the establishment of the ULC and, eventually, a name registry that, in 2006, listed more than five thousand bona fide Rollergirl names, newbies from other cities often chose names for themselves that were similar, or in some cases, identical, to existing Rollergirls.

    Rollergirl

  • Before the establishment of the ULC and, eventually, a name registry that, in 2006, listed more than five thousand bona fide Rollergirl names, newbies from other cities often chose names for themselves that were similar, or in some cases, identical, to existing Rollergirls.

    Rollergirl

  • With that many planes entering the system our security, our TSA, our FAA are going to be strapped to the limit and we really have to invest in some sort of a security system, probably a citizenship based and a background check based, as well as what you call a registry number on your airplane.

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  • The Windows registry is a treasure trove of tweak-friendly variables and values.

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  • The registry is underused by employers and there are no alternatives to the articling requirement such as additional course work.

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  • According to the study's authors, all Norwegian women between the ages of 50 and 69 years have been asked to participate in screening mammography since 2005; 77 percent have done so; Norway's nationwide cancer registry is nearly 100 percent complete.

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  • With offices in a converted colonial house on Long Island, the nonprofit registry is a modest affair — just three employees and Hil, who volunteers about 10 hours a week.

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  • Like that in our Queller Family catalog last year, the current registry is abbreviated to include only the basic ownership information.

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