extended play


extended play
noun
: a 45-rpm phonograph record that has a playing time of about 6 to 8 minutes obtained by the use of closer groove spacing and utilization of a greater part of the surface area than in the standard 45-rpm record — abbr. EP

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extended-play, adj.
a phonograph record of 45 r.p.m. that plays a longer time than the standard 45 r.p.m. record. Abbr.: EP
[1950-55]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • extended play — extended play, adj. a phonograph record of 45 r.p.m. that plays a longer time than the standard 45 r.p.m. record. Abbr.: EP [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Extended play — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Maxi et EP. Un extended play ou EP (en français maxi) est un format musical (disque vinyle, disque compact, cassette audio, etc.) qui est trop long pour être qualifié de simple single mais trop court pour être… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • extended play — ex·ten·ded play loc.s.m.inv., loc.agg.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} loc.s.m.inv., disco a 45 giri di durata superiore al normale | loc.agg.inv., di disco con tale caratteristica (sigla EP) {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1958. ETIMO: ingl. extended play… …   Dizionario italiano

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