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long–playing

play
adjective long–play·ing \ˈlȯŋ-ˈplā-iŋ\

Definition of long–playing

  1. :  designed to be played at 3313 revolutions per minute —used of a microgroove record



1929

First Known Use of long–playing

1929



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