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Meaning of registry by Wiktionary Dictionary



    registry ( plural: registries )

    1. A building in which things are registered or where registers are kept .
    2. A record; an account; a register .
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    3. The act of registering; registration
    4. ( computing ) A database of configurations etc. maintained by the Microsoft Windows operating system .

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Explanation of registry by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. an official written record of names or events or transactions

    Definition of registry by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Registry ( r?j?str? ), n.
      1. The act of recording or writing in a register; enrollment; registration.

      2. The place where a register is kept.

      3. A record; an account; a register. Sir W. Temple.