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long-playing

[ lawng-pley-ing, long- ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to microgroove records devised to be played at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute.


long-playing

adjective

  1. of or relating to an LP (long-playing record)


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Word History and Origins

Origin of long-playing1

First recorded in 1945–50

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Example Sentences

There was no activity but in and around the saloons, where people sat almost all day long playing cards.

I had not been very long playing spy, before I found out the lay of the land.

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