• WordNet 3.6
    • n registry an official written record of names or events or transactions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Registry A record; an account; a register.
    • Registry The act of recording or writing in a register; enrollment; registration.
    • Registry The place where a register is kept.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n registry 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.
    • n registry The place where a register is kept.
    • n registry A series of facts recorded; a record.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Registry act of registering: place where a register is kept: facts recorded
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  • Basile
    “Memory is the cabinet of the imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience, and, the council chamber of thought.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. registre—Low L. registrum, for L. regestum, pl. regestare-, back, gerĕre, to carry.


In literature:

Now we have a registry system copied from Massachusetts, where they do these things right and most others besides.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
They advertise or they go to a registry office where servants are waiting to be engaged.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
They get them from a registry office a long way off so that they shouldn't know.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
The registry might be the same, or the ownership.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
She went to a registry-office in the Strand and entered her name there.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
Built in 1896, she had a registry of 7,900 tons, and was in the eastern service for a number of years.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
But if there be defects in the registry laws, who are to blame for their continuance?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844" by Various
Olive tried very hard to get work in the days that followed, and she went twice to the registry office in the Piazza Vittorio Emanuele.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
Their tricks in the Registry Court are most discreditable.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Immediately the board of inspectors were requested to remove her name from the registry.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various

In news:

Was creating a foreclosure registry in San Diego a good idea.
City Council votes to improve Foreclosure Registry Ordinance.
On the day before the Los Angeles City Council voted on a set of amendments to strengthen the city's Foreclosure Registry Ordinance, community members and L.A.
The CDC itself admits that such registries are not a silver bullet.
Despite those numbers, the FTC says the registry is doing an effective job fighting unwanted sales calls.
Physicians can now use their electronic health record (EHR) to submit adult and pediatric immunization data to ImmTrac, Texas' immunization registry operated by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Proposal 4 would establish home-help registry.
The overall registry/list begins at the start of 1989.
Its large "Hollywood" sign and marquee have illuminated the corner of Northeast Sandy Boulevard for generations -- even landing the theater on the National Historic Registry.
The final adoption of the regulations for sports wagering were published in the New Jersey registry on Monday.
New Jersey health officials were upbeat on the day they announced that they were creating a long-awaited patient registry allowing seriously ill people to receive medical marijuana.
Georgia Sex Offender Registry Backlogged.
For 99 cents, you can nominate any name to join the new planet name registry.
A Wisconsin teen spent the day in Washington Thursday to lobby for an expanded federal sex offender registry.
Captain Lovell house added to historic registry.

In science:

For an ordered overlayer in registry with the substrate, two-dimensional Bloch states of the overlayer can only hybridize with those of the substrate which have the same kk vector.
Theory of Adsorption on Metal Substrates
Still, it is quite clear that some geometries (e.g., the unreconstructed surface of Au(111), or the in-registry adsorption of Xe on fcc(111) surfaces) are stabilized by vibrational energy and entropy.
Theory of Adsorption on Metal Substrates
Rycerz, Workflow Composer and Service Registry for Grid Applications, Fut.
Towards Distributed Petascale Computing
Discovery issues are strictly related to search and compatibility check algorithms over interface repositories, also called registries.
Reasoning About a Service-oriented Programming Paradigm
Figure 4 shows how these various Registry standards relate to each other.
IVOA Architecture