Definition of Long-playing

1. Adjective. (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records.

Exact synonyms: Long-play
Similar to: Slow



Definition of Long-playing

1. Adjective. Referring to records that recorded a greater amount of sound than previous versions had, an LP, generally a 12 inch 33 1/3 RPM record. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-playing

long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs
long-life
long-lining
long-lived
long-lost
long-neck
long-neck clam
long-nose
long-period
long-play
long-playing (current term)
long-range
long-ranger
long-rangers
long-run
long-running
long-shanked
long-sighted
long-sightedness
long-since
long-snouted
long-span
long-spined bullhead
long-spined bullheads
long-spurred violet

Literary usage of Long-playing

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1. Annual Reportby American-Scandinavian Foundation by American-Scandinavian Foundation (1916)
"The Music Center initiated late in 1952 a plan to make epresentative examples of Scandinavian folk music available or release on long playing discs, ..."

2. Deconstructing the Computer: Report of a Symposium by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Charles W. Wessner (2005)
"... volume of televisions quite high, a great deal of work was done toward creating a video laser player for a long-playing disc designed to rival the LP. ..."

3. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Y at-il longtemps gué vous êtes au jeu, have you been long playing 1 Nous tommes à deux de jeu, we are each within two game» of winning the «et— (jig. ..."

4. The Metropolitan (1832)
"... about ten inches long, playing about in every part. The road was steep, and in several parts the rock was cut into steps to enable you to ascend. ..."

5. Despatches, Correspondence, and Memoranda of Field Marshall Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1868)
"Lord Beresford will be playing (indeed he has been too long playing) the game of the revolutionary party, if he takes the earliest possible opportunity of ..."

6. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Together with an excellent guitar-player named Lea, he would wander all night long playing under the windows of their friends and improvising the most ..."

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