adjective (social welfare, in Britain)
(of a handicapped person) on a local authority register under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
on a register kept by the Manpower Services Commission for employment purposes, and holding a green identity card, thus qualifying for special services
- Registered general nurse
noun 1. (in Britain) a nurse who has completed a three-year training course in all aspects of nursing care to enable the nurse to be registered with the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting RGN
noun 1. prepaid first-class mail that has been recorded at a post office prior to delivery for safeguarding against loss, theft, or damage during transmission.
- Registered memory
noun a computer memory module with registers that hold data for one clock cycle before being moved to the motherboard, used to increase reliability in data communication for heavily loaded memories Usage Note computing
noun 1. a graduate nurse who has passed a state board examination and been registered and licensed to practice nursing. Abbreviation: R.N. registered nurse reg·is·tered nurse (rěj’ĭ-stərd) n. Abbr. RN, R.N. A nurse who has graduated from an accredited school of nursing and has been registered and licensed to practice by a state authority.