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registry

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registry (plural registries)

  1. A building in which things are registered or where registers are kept.
  2. A record; an account; a register.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir W. Temple to this entry?)
  3. The act of registering; registration.
  4. (computing) A database of configurations etc. maintained by the Microsoft Windows operating system.
    • 1999, John Papa, ‎C. Caison, ‎Matt Brown, Professional ADO RDS programming with ASP (page 252)
      To unregister a DLL and remove the corresponding entries from the registry, add the /u switch to the command []

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