LP

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See also: lp and lp.

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

LP (countable and uncountable, plural LPs)

  1. (music, countable) Initialism of long-play.
    Synonyms: album, record, licorice pizza
    Coordinate terms: EP, SLP, SP, 33, 45, 78, single
  2. (business, law) Initialism of Limited Partnership.
    Coordinate terms: LLP, LLLP, LLC
  3. Liquid petroleum, or liquified petroleum, a fuel used for cooking.
  4. Liquid propane.
  5. (aerospace) Initialism of landing pad.
    Coordinate terms: LPD, LPV
  6. (military) Abbreviation of listening post.
  7. (medicine) Abbreviation of lumbar puncture.
  8. (mathematics) Abbreviation of linear programming.
  9. (Internet) Abbreviation of landing page.
  10. (online gaming, Internet) Initialism of let's play.
  11. Initialism of little person.
  12. (finance) Abbreviation of liquidity provider.
    Synonyms: MM, market maker

Proper noun[edit]

LP

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

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

LP

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

Verb[edit]

LP

  1. to brownnose; to kiss up to

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English LP.

Noun[edit]

LP m (plural LPs)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Initialism.

Noun[edit]

LP f (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of língua portuguesa.