microgroove

[mahy-kruh-groov]

noun

a needle groove so narrow that over 200 can be cut in an inch of playing surface on a long-playing record.

Origin of microgroove

First recorded in 1945–50; micro- + groove
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British Dictionary definitions for microgroove

microgroove

noun

  1. the narrow groove in a long-playing gramophone record
  2. (as modifier)a microgroove record
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