vinyl
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈvaɪ.nəl/, /ˈvaɪ.nɪl/
Noun

vinyl

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene.
  2. (countable) Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics.
    hypo en
  3. (music, collectively, uncountable) Phonograph records as a medium.
    Many DJs prefer vinyl to CDs.
  4. (music, countable) A phonograph record.
    cot en
    • 2011, David Eagleman, Why the Net Matters, Canongate Books (ISBN 9780857860538)
      This is a tangible example of the net's natural flow toward improved environmental outcomes. Although some people lament the loss of flipping through CDs, or eight-tracks, or vinyls, there is a clear upside to dematerialization.
Translations
  • French: vinyle
  • German: Vinyl
  • Italian: vinile
  • Portuguese: vinil, vinila
  • Russian: вини́л
  • Spanish: vinilo
Translations
  • French: vinyle
  • German: Vinyl
  • Italian: vinile
  • Portuguese: vinil, vinila
  • Russian: вини́л
  • Spanish: vinilo
Translations Adjective

vinyl (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Containing the vinyl radical.
    Synonyms: vinylic
  2. Made of polyvinyl chloride.
  3. (music) Pertaining to a phonograph record.
    • 2015, Dominik Bartmanski, Ian Woodward, Vinyl: The Analogue Record in the Digital Age, Bloomsbury Publishing (ISBN 9780857857316), page 48 ↗:
      After being gifted a turntable and investing in relatively inexpensive speakers, he talks about becoming reacquainted with the Impulse vinyl version of John Coltrane's celebrated jazz album, A Love Supreme.
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