plural LPs, LP’s.
a phonograph record played at 33 1/3 r.p.m.; long-playing record.
Lord Privy Seal.
abbreviation (in Britain)
Lord Privy Seal
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
(in Britain) Lord Provost
Also lp. low pressure
1948, abbreviation of long-playing phonograph record.
The most revolutionary development to hit the recording industry since the invention of the automatic changer is the Long Playing record, which can hold an entire 45-minute symphony or musical-comedy score on a single 12-inch disk. … The disks, released a few weeks ago by Columbia Records and made of Vinylite, have phenomenally narrow grooves (.003 of an inch). They are played at less than half the speed of the standard old-style records. [“Life” magazine, July 26, 1948]
Sets with restricted universal quantifiers.
[“Logic Programming with Sets”, G. Kuper, J Computer Sys Sci 41:44-64 (1990)].
Lower Peninsula [of Michigan] lumbar puncture
1. Lord Privy Seal.
- Lp spooler
printer A line printer spooler. (2000-04-03)
/L-P-T/ or /lip’it/ or /lip-it’/ Line printer. Rare under Unix, more common among hackers who grew up with ITS, MS-DOS, CP/M and other operating systems that were strongly influenced by early DEC conventions. [Jargon File]