[ lawng-pley-ing, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˈpleɪ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ- /
of or relating to microgroove records devised to be played at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute.
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Origin of long-playing
First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for long-playing
of or relating to an LP (long-playing record)
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Word Origin and History for long-playing
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