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Recorder: End-blown woodwind instrument with a whistle mouthpiece, generally associated with early music.
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Refers to “digital video recorder,” also known as “personal video recorder.” A DVR or PVR records broadcasts on a hard disk drive which can then be played back at a later time (this is known . . . View Full Definition
Personal Video Recorder (PVR): Pvrs are digital devices that use a hard drive instead of videotape as the recording medium. Pvrs blend the features of a VCR with the programmability and storage of a computer.
Visual Average Speed Computer And Recorder (VASCAR): This is little more than a glorified stopwatch, whereby the vehicle is timed over a set distance (for example over two white markings in the road surface or over two bridges) an average spee . . . View Full Definition
Judgment: The formal decision of a court on the respective rights and claims of the parties to an action or suit. A judgement that has been entered and recorded with the county recorder usually become . . . View Full Definition
Cables: In instrumentation, the shielded electrical lines which conduct signals from the transducers to the instrumentation recorders, amplifiers, DAS, etc. The shields are tied to one grounding point.
Literal: A literal passage, story, or text is one intended only (or primarily) as a factual account of a real historical event rather than a metaphorical expression, an allegorical expression of a la . . . View Full Definition
Homestead: A statutory exemption of real property used as a home from the claims of certain creditors and judgments up to a specified amount, requires a declaration of homestead be completed and filed . . . View Full Definition
General Index: A county recorders office index used by title company examiners when searching the chain of title of a property. The examiner uses the index to research all the grantors and grantees in the . . . View Full Definition
Track: An area along the length of recording tape (like the lanes on a highway) in a multi-track tape recorder on which speech, music or sound effects are individually recorded. Similarly, computer . . . View Full Definition
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Penetration: When the ball is dribbled or passed inside the defensive area toward the basket.