Register may refer to:

In linguistics:
* Register and contour tones, a linguistics term for tones distinguished by relative pitch
* Register (sociolinguistics), a form of a language used for a particular purpose or social setting
* Register (phonology), a language that combines tone with phonation

In computing:
* Hardware register, a placeholder for information about some hardware condition
* Processor register, a component inside a CPU for storing information
* register, a keyword in the C and C++ languages which denotes that a variable should be located in a processor register

* "The Register", a technology news website
* The Register was South Australia's first newspaper. The first issue was printed in London in June 1836, and a year later the second issue was printed in a rush hut in Hindley Street in what is now called Register Place.
* "The Des Moines Register", a newspaper in Des Moines, Iowa
* "New Haven Register", a newspaper in New Haven, Connecticut
* "The Orange County Register", a newspaper in Santa Ana, California
* The "Federal Register", a publication of the US Government

Other uses:
* Register (music), the relative "height" or range of a note, melody, part, instrument, etc
* Register (sculpture), the separation of multiple pictographic scenes from each other
* Register (photography), attribute of a lens mount system
* Register, Georgia, a town in Bulloch County, Georgia, United States
* Register signaling, which communicates the calling and/or called telephone number across a telephone line
* John Register, a contemporary American painter
* Cash register, a device for recording retail transactions and storing money
* Register of ships, for example Lloyd's Register

Registration may refer to:
* Image registration, part of computer vision
* Printing registration, part of printing visible colour
* FCC registration program for telephone equipment
* Voter registration, entry onto an electoral roll
* Vehicle registration plate, also known as a license plate
* Aircraft registration
* Licensure required in occupations where maintenance of standards is required to protect public safety
* Registered mail: a trackable mail service available in most countries
* A financial procedure regulated in the US by the Securities Act of 1933
* Becoming, or applying to become, a registered user
* Registration (organ), the art of combining the different sounds of a pipe organ to produce the desired sound

ee also

* Registry, a formal record of information
* Registrar, an official charged with maintaining records

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  • Register — (et) …   Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • register — reg·is·ter 1 / re jə stər/ n [Anglo French registre, from Medieval Latin registrum, alteration of Late Latin regesta, pl., register, from Latin, neuter plural of regestus, past participle of regerere to bring back, pile up, collect] 1: a written… …   Law dictionary

  • Register — Reg is*ter (r?j ?s*t?r), n. [OE. registre, F. registre, LL. registrum,regestum, L. regesta, pl., fr. regerere, regestum, to carry back, to register; pref. re re + gerere to carry. See {Jest}, and cf. {Regest}.] 1. A written account or entry; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • register — [rej′is tər] n. [ME registre < MFr < ML registrum, altered form of regestum < LL regesta, records, neut. pl. of L regestus, pp. of regerere, to record, lit., to bring back < re , back + gerere, to bear] 1. a) a record or list of names …   English World dictionary

  • Register — Sn Verzeichnis erw. fach. (14. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ml. registrum, aus l. regesta f., regestum, dem substantivierten PPP. von l. regerere (regestum) eintragen, einschreiben, zurücktragen, aufwerfen , zu l. gerere tragen und l. re . Ein… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Register — Reg is*ter (r[e^]j [i^]s*t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Registere} ( t?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Registering}.] [Cf. F. regisrer, exregistrer, LL. registrare. See {Register}, n.] 1. To enter in a register; to record formally and distinctly, as for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Register — »‹alphabetisches Inhalts›verzeichnis, Sach , Wortweiser; Liste; Gruppe von Orgelpfeifen, durch die Töne gleicher Klangfarbe erzeugt werden«: Das Fremdwort wurde im 14. Jh. aus mlat. registrum »Verzeichnis« entlehnt, das aus gleichbed. spätlat.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • register — [n] list, record annals, archives, book, catalog, catalogue, chronicle, diary, entry, file, ledger, log, memorandum, registry, roll, roll call, roster, schedule, scroll; concept 281 register [v1] enter in list, record catalogue, check in,… …   New thesaurus

  • Register — Reg is*ter, v. i. 1. To enroll one s name in a register. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) To correspond in relative position; as, two pages, columns, etc., register when the corresponding parts fall in the same line, or when line falls exactly upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Register — Register, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 164 Housing Units (2000): 73 Land area (2000): 0.780722 sq. miles (2.022060 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.780722 sq. miles (2.022060 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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