long-playing

adjective
long-play·​ing | \ ˈlȯŋ-ˈplā-iŋ \

Definition of long-playing

: designed to be played at 33¹/₃ revolutions per minute used of a microgroove record

First Known Use of long-playing

1948, in the meaning defined above

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