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playlist

[pley-list]
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noun
  1. a list of the recordings to be played on the radio during a particular program or time period, often including their sequence, duration, etc.
  2. Digital Technology. an electronic file containing a list of audio or video files that can be played back on a media player sequentially or in random order: to create a playlist of your favorite songs.
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Origin of playlist

First recorded in 1960–65; play + list1
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  • Taking a guest around Disney World was like programming a playlist for a date or a car-trip.

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    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for playlist

playlist

noun
  1. a list of records chosen for playing, as on a radio station
  2. a list of tracks to be played in a particular order on an MP3 player or CD player
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verb
  1. (tr) to put (a song or record) on a playlist
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