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Definition of "long-playing" [long-playing]

  • Relating to or being a phonograph record that turns at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "long-playing" in a sentence
  • "A pale girl up the hill, Sandra Lily, introduced me to it on a Bethlehem long-playing album of Chris Connor's."
  • "With the album clocking just under 30 minutes, the throwback is just another pleasant reminder of a time when "long-playing" 33s were barely 20 minutes a side."
  • "Thus far, the way has been marked by obstacles (battery technology chief among them); long-playing crises (the travails of Elon Musk's Tesla Motors); and unlikely reversals (GM's quintessential muscle car guy, Bob Lutz, becoming a true believer and championing Chevy's innovative Volt in a GM that has staged its own return from the dead.)"
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