n. A volume of blank pages, bound or loose leaf, used to collect photographs, documents, clippings, and the like. A long-playing phonograph record on a disk measuring ten to twelve inches in diameter, with a playing time of more than five minutes at 33⅓ revolutions per minute. A bound volume of envelopes used to hold several phonograph records.


Most items in albums1 are, for practical purposes, flat. However, some albums may include relatively shallow objects, such as pressed flowers or campaign buttons.