- a vinyl phonograph record played at 33 1/3 rpm and typically containing seven or more tracks, or one or more long classical pieces.
- a full-length music album, typically comprised of ten to twelve songs: called LP as an evolution of the traditional long-playing record, albums in other formats are not known by the underlying expanded form, and identified only by the abbreviation.
OTHER WORDS FROM LPmin·i-LP, noun, plural min·i-LPs, min·i-LP's.
Other definitions for LP (2 of 2)
How to use LP in a sentence
Only the L, K, and A of the old sign remain stuck to the side of the office.
John L. Smith is a columnist with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I try to call him to say l agree it's better to stay in Los Angeles after all.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My immediate chief was a Lieutenant Colonel Verne L. Bowers, clearly picked out by Eisenhower as a highly talented staff officer.
Perhaps it will be newly elected Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.
Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
De secretis operibus artis et naturae, et de nullitate magiae, p. 533 (Brewer).The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
He sympathized with that movement which, during his childhood, culminated in the Cavite Conspiracy (vide p. 106).
British Dictionary definitions for LP (1 of 3)
- a long-playing gramophone record: usually one 12 inches (30 cm) or 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter, designed to rotate at 33 1/3 revolutions per minuteCompare EP
- (as modifier)an LP sleeve