LP

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See also: lp and L.P.

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LP (countable and uncountable, plural LPs)

  1. (countable) Long-play, generally used to refer to a 12" vinyl record that plays at 33 RPM.
  2. (US, politics, uncountable) The Libertarian Party of the United States.
  3. (business, law) Limited Partnership.
  4. Liquid petroleum, or liquified petroleum, a fuel used for cooking.
  5. Liquid propane.
  6. (military) Listening post.
  7. (medicine) Lumbar puncture.
  8. (mathematics) Linear programming.
  9. (gaming, Internet) Let's Play, generally used to refer to a video walkthrough using the format of "Let's Play (name of game)".

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LP

  1. (Taiwan) cojones; courage; machismo; chutzpah
  2. (kiss someone's) rear end

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  • The Min Nan word lān-pha is considered to be too crude for polite company. Therefore, LP is often used in its place (similar to how we might say "F word" in English).