long-playing long-playing


  • (adj) (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records


  1. Just in time for Christmas, the Tunisian state publishing monopoly has announced that it is putting President Habib Bourguiba's choicest speeches on no fewer than 485 long-playing.
  2. Instead of book-sized cassettes, it uses lightweight aluminum-coated disks that resemble long-playing records.
  3. American youth can now buy long-playing albums containing the sculptured heads of the Great Ducktail Warblers, Fabian and Frankie Avalon.


  • Cowboys Bust Some Narratives In Beating Vikings

    The narratives are so often repeated now that they go beyond “cliché.’’ They’ve created grooves so deep in the Dallas Cowboys’ long-playing record that the needle stabs through the wax.
    on November 4, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

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