Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be used to record something.
  • adj. That can be recorded; capturable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of recordation or being known as past.
  • Worthy of being recorded; deserving of record.

Etymologies

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record +‎ -able.

Examples

  • Five years without a recordable is a reflection of the safety processes that we have in place, our Emergency Response Team and our Safe Workforce Action Team.

  • It is also worth noting that the Home Office is proposing that DNA samples be retained indefinitely for what is termed a recordable offence.

    British Blogs

  • There are a variety of ways to label a recordable CD or DVD disc, but if you want attractive results with a quick turnaround, check out the Dymo DiscPainter, a compact printer dedicated to printing on special inkjet-printable discs.

    TidBITS: Mac News for the Rest of Us

  • Adults: minor offences For less serious crimes the period for the unconvicted will be six years for a "recordable" offence, ie carrying a potential prison sentence and more serious than littering.

    Archive 2009-05-03

  • The program is designed for the teaching industry, providing tools for creating interactive lesson content such as recordable dry-erase whiteboard notes that can be saved for later use.

    MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

  • Laser diodes are widely used in optical disc systems, such as recordable DVD players, and optical communication equipment.

    Fareastgizmos.com

  • The Kansas City-based greeting card-maker said it had good results from sales of newer types of products, such as recordable cards, peek-buster gift bags and adhesive wrapping paper.

    Kansas City Business News - Local Kansas City News | Kansas City Business Journal

  • As far as I know, EVP and related phenomena do not occur in optical, as opposed to magnetic, storage media, such as recordable CDs or DVDs.

    Michael Prescott's Blog

  • Memorex SimpleSave Photo & Back-Up Discs are a different kind of recordable media - one that automatically looks for the photo and video files on your PC and connected drives, then backs them up onto the very same disc.

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  • (such as recordable CDs or DVDs), to partitions on your hard disk, to network volumes, to an iDisk, to an iPod, to external hard drives (USB ou FireWire) or to disk image files.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

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