register

(1) A part of internal storage having a specified storage capacity and usually intended for a specific purpose. (Ref. IEC 824.)

(2) An arrangement of bistable circuits by means of which information may be accepted, stored, and retrieved. (Ref. IEC 748‑2.)

NOTE The register may form part of another memory and is of a specified capacity.

References: 

JESD100-B, 12/99