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abbreviation
extended play:
  1. a phonograph record that is typically played at 45 rpm and contains more tracks than a single, but fewer tracks than an LP.
  2. a short or half-length music album in any format, typically comprised of four to seven songs: called EP as an evolution of the traditional extended-play record, albums in other formats are not known by the underlying expanded form, and identified only by the abbreviation.
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Origin of EP

First recorded in 1950–55 for def. 2a

Other definitions for EP (2 of 3)

ep-

variant of epi- before a vowel or h: epaxial.

Other definitions for EP (3 of 3)

Ep.

abbreviation
Epistle.
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British Dictionary definitions for EP (1 of 4)

ep
/ (ɛp) /

abbreviation for
episode

British Dictionary definitions for EP (2 of 4)

EP

noun
an extended-play single, one of the formats in which music is sold, usually comprising four or five tracks
abbreviation for
Eastern (Cape) Province

British Dictionary definitions for EP (3 of 4)

ep-

prefix
variant of epi- epexegesis

British Dictionary definitions for EP (4 of 4)

Ep.

abbreviation for
Epistle
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Medical definitions for EP

ep-

pref.
Variant ofepi-
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