extended play


noun

a phonograph record of 45 r.p.m. that plays a longer time than the standard 45 r.p.m. record. Abbreviation: EP

Origin of extended play

First recorded in 1950–55
Related formsextend·ed-play, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for extended-play

extended-play

adjective

denoting an EP record
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012