plural LPs, LP's.
a phonograph record played at 331/3 r.p.m.; long-playing record.

mini-LP, noun, plural mini-LPs, mini-LP's. Unabridged
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1.  a.  Compare EP a long-playing gramophone record: usually one 12 inches (30 cm) or 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter, designed to rotate at 331⁄3 revolutions per minute
 b.  (as modifier): an LP sleeve
2.  long play: a slow-recording facility on a VCR which allows twice the length of material to be recorded on a tape from that of standard play

abbreviation for
1.  (in Britain) Lord Provost
2.  Also: lp low pressure

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Word Origin & History

1948, abbreviation of long-playing phonograph record.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. limited partnership

  2. liquid petroleum

  3. liquid propane

  4. long-playing record

  5. Lower Peninsula [of Michigan] lumbar puncture

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