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MP3

 (ĕm′pē-thrē′)
n.
1. An MPEG standard used especially for digitally transmitting music.
2. A file containing a song or other audio data that is encoded using this standard: The band's MP3s can be downloaded from their website.

[From MP(EG-1 layer) 3.]
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MP3

abbreviation for
1. (Computer Science) MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: tradename for software created by the Motion Picture Experts Group that enables files to be compressed quickly to 10% or less of their original size for storage on disk or hard drive or esp for transfer across the internet
2. (Computer Science) an audio or video file created in this way
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MP3

the file extension for MPEG Audio Layer-3, a set of standards for compressing and downloading audio files from the Internet. Compare MPEG.
[1990–95]
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Translations

MP3

[ˌempiːˈθriː]
A. NMP3 m
B. CPD MP3 player Nreproductor m MP3
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MP3

[ˌɛmpiːˈθriː] nMP3 m, mp3 m
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MP3

nMP3; MP3 playerMP3-Player m
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to Self-Destruct, as well as a free MP3 download of the live show after the concert.
Every purchase will come with an MP3 download of the upcoming album while a bundle featuring a vinyl version of the album and an MP3 download will also be available.
The instrumental track is available as a free Mp3 download under the creative commons attribution license.
Some fans already have The Boss's 18th studio album - his first since "Wrecking Ball" in 2012 - on their digital players after it briefly popped up on Amazon.com as an MP3 download last weekend.
It should also be noted that "The Night Has Begun" is available as a MP3 download file from the ZBS web site at www.zbs.org Also highly recommended for personal and community library audio book collections from the ZBS Foundation is "Excuse Me While I Disappear".
All entrants will receive a free MP3 download of the Official Reggae City Mini-Mix 2013.
"We've also included details of our budget consultation in the last Citylife, which was sent to every home in the city and is available in large print and on tape, as well as an MP3 download from the website.
Each of the 46 narratives is available for purchase online at www.irishlifeandlore.com either by MP3 download for [euro]2.99 or on disk for [euro]15.
"What some vinyl record companies are doing is offering a free MP3 download of the album or track with the vinyl so you get both.
Jeff's latest jazz CD, Minor Returns: Tributes to the Horn in Jazz, and his latest natural horn CD, The Contemporary Natural Horn, the first ever dedicated completely to modern works for natural horn, are available from Jeff directly (jsnedeker@elltel.net) or from Amazon.com (CD or MP3 download) and iTunes, as well as other Internet sources.