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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recital  \Re*cit"al\,  n.  [From  {Recite}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  reciting;  the  repetition  of  the  words  of 
  another,  or  of  a  document;  rehearsal;  as  the  recital  of 
  2.  A  telling  in  detail  and  due  order  of  the  particulars  of 
  anything  as  of  a  law,  an  adventure,  or  a  series  of 
  events;  narration.  --Addison. 
  3.  That  which  is  recited;  a  story;  a  narration. 
  4.  (Mus.)  A  vocal  or  instrumental  performance  by  one  person; 
  --  distinguished  from  concert;  as  a  song  recital;  an 
  organ,  piano,  or  violin  recital. 
  5.  (Law)  The  formal  statement,  or  setting  forth,  of  some 
  matter  of  fact  in  any  deed  or  writing  in  order  to  explain 
  the  reasons  on  which  the  transaction  is  founded;  the 
  statement  of  matter  in  pleading  introductory  to  some 
  positive  allegation.  --Burn. 
  Syn:  Account;  rehearsal;  recitation;  narration;  description; 
  explanation;  enumeration;  detail;  narrative.  See 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  account  describing  incidents  or  events;  "after  dinner  he 
  told  the  children  stories  of  his  adventures"  [syn:  {narration}, 
  {narrative},  {story},  {tale},  {yarn}] 
  2:  performance  of  music  or  dance  especially  by  soloists 
  3:  a  public  instance  of  reciting  or  repeating  something 
  prepared;  "the  program  included  songs  and  recitations  of 
  well-loved  poems"  [syn:  {recitation},  {reading}] 
  4:  a  detailed  statement  giving  facts  and  figures;  "his  wife 
  gave  a  recital  of  his  infidelities" 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  {dBASE}-like  language  and  {DBMS}  from  Recital  Corporation. 
  Versions  include  {Vax}  {VMS}. 

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