LP


abbreviation

long playing; long play:
  1. a vinyl phonograph record played at 33 1/3 rpm and typically containing seven or more tracks, or one or more long classical pieces.
  2. 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.

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OTHER WORDS FROM LP

min·i-LP, noun, plural min·i-LPs, min·i-LP's.

Definition for LP (2 of 2)

L.P.

or l.p.


long primer.
low pressure.
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British Dictionary definitions for LP (1 of 3)

LP1

noun

  1. 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
  2. (as modifier)an LP sleeve
long play: a slow-recording facility on a VCR which allows twice the length of material to be recorded on a tape from that of standard play

British Dictionary definitions for LP (2 of 3)

LP2

abbreviation for

(in Britain) Lord Provost
Also: lp low pressure

British Dictionary definitions for LP (3 of 3)

L/P
/ printing /

abbreviation for

letterpress
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Medical definitions for LP

LP

abbr.

lumbar puncture
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