Definition of twelve-inch single in English:

twelve-inch single

Line breaks: twelve-inch sin¦gle

noun

  • A record 12 inches in diameter, played at 45 rpm and typically featuring an extended or alternative version of a particular track.
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    • The first four tracks on the album are taken from an upcoming twelve-inch EP of the same name.
    • Also included on a second disc is a fairly inconsequential compilation of twelve-inch remixes that add little to the overall package - most are simply longer versions of the songs on the first disc.
    • The dance tracks were previously released as twelve-inch singles geared toward the DJ set.

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