Definition of twelve-inch in English:

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twelve-inch

Pronunciation: /ˈtwelvˌin(t)SH/
(also twelve-inch single)

noun

A phonograph record twelve inches in diameter and played at 45 rpm, especially one that features an extended or alternative version of a particular track on one or both sides.
Example sentences
  • The Sugar Hill Records twelve-inch in its generic sleeve is bagged with their other purchases.
  • Now, in the safety of the apartment, the other records are put aside while the twelve-inch is plopped on mom's turntable for instant-gratification hilarity.
  • Released on a twelve-inch, the six untitled tracks that comprise Part Two are primed and cut for clubs, recalling the intoxicating pounding excesses of Squarepusher's Big Loada.

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Syllabification: twelve-inch

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