LP

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See also: lp and lp.

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛlˈpiː/
  • Hyphenation: LP

Noun

LP (countable and uncountable, plural LPs)

  1. (countable) long-play
  2. (business, law) Limited Partnership.
  3. Liquid petroleum, or liquified petroleum, a fuel used for cooking.
  4. Liquid propane.
  5. (military) Listening post.
  6. (medicine) Lumbar puncture.
  7. (mathematics) Linear programming.
  8. (online gaming, Internet) Let's Play, generally used to refer to a video walkthrough using the format of "Let's Play (name of game)".

Synonyms

See also

Proper noun

LP

  1. (US, politics, uncountable) The Libertarian Party of the United States.
  2. (Philippines) Initialism of Liberal Party.

References

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg LP on Wikipedia.

Anagrams


Chinese

Etymology

Initialism of Min Nan 𡳞脬 (lān-pha, “scrotum”).

Pronunciation

Noun

LP

  1. (Taiwanese Mandarin) cojones; courage; machismo; chutzpah

Verb

LP

  1. to brownnose; to kiss up to

Usage notes

  • The Min Nan word 𡳞脬 (lān-pha) is considered too crude for polite company. Therefore, LP is often used in its place (similar to the usage of "f-word" in English).

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Portuguese

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English LP.

Noun

LP m (plural LPs)

  1. LP; long-play (33 rpm vinyl record)

Etymology 2

Initialism.

Noun

LP f (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of língua portuguesa.