long-playing long-playing

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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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