microgroove

noun

mi·​cro·​groove ˈmī-krō-ˌgrüv How to pronounce microgroove (audio)
: a narrow continuous V-shaped spiral track that has closely spaced turns and that is used on long-playing records

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of microgroove was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Microgroove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microgroove. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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