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(noun) A recording is a tangible medium on which sounds or visual images have been recorded.

(verb) Recording is a process of capturing data or translating information to a format stored on a storage medium often referred to as a record.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The ways of recording text suitable for direct reading by humans includes writing it on paper. Other forms of data storage are easier for automatic retrieval, but humans need a tool to read them. Printing a text stored in a computer allows keeping a copy on the computer and having also a copy that is human-readable without a tool.

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