Definition of long-playing in English:

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long-playing

Pronunciation: /ˌlôNGˈplāiNG/

adjective

(Of a phonograph record) designed to be played at 33 1/3 revolutions per minute.
Example sentences
  • Landowska, Tureck, Gould, and the long-playing record, I believe, did much to bring this monument to public attention.
  • The high price of long-playing gramophone records, and the huge quantity of them being issued, meant that many enthusiasts could not buy all the records they wanted.
  • They quickly became the de facto world standard recorded-music carrier, and long-playing records and pre-recorded cassettes were discontinued in all but specialized markets within seven years.

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Syllabification: long-play·ing

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