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longest, superlative; longer, comparative;
  1. Measuring a great distance from end to end
    • - a long corridor
    • - long black hair
    • - the line for tickets was long
  2. (after a measurement and in questions) Measuring a specified distance from end to end
    • - a boat 150 feet long
    • - how long is the leash?
  3. (of a journey) Covering a great distance
    • - I went for a long walk
  4. (of a garment or sleeves on a garment) Covering the whole of a person's legs or arms
    • - a sweater with long sleeves
  5. Of elongated shape
    • - shaped like a torpedo, long and thin
  6. (of a ball in sports) Traveling a great distance, or further than expected or intended
    • - he threw a long ball to the catcher
  7. (of a person) Tall

  8. Lasting or taking a great amount of time
    • - a long and distinguished career
    • - she took a long time to dress
  9. (after a noun of duration and in questions) Lasting or taking a specified amount of time
    • - the debates will be 90 minutes long
  10. Seeming to last more time than is the case; lengthy or tedious
    • - serving long hours on the committee
  11. (of a person's memory) Retaining things for a great amount of time

  12. Relatively great in extent
    • - write a long report
    • - a long list of candidates
  13. (after a noun of extent and in questions) Having a specified extent
    • - the statement was three pages long
  14. (of a vowel) Categorized as long with regard to quality and length (e.g., in standard American English, the vowel in food is long, as distinct from the short vowel in good)

  15. (of a vowel or syllable) Having the greater of the two recognized durations

  16. (of odds or a chance) Reflecting or representing a low level of probability
    • - winning against long odds
    • - you're taking a long chance
  17. (of shares, bonds, or other assets) Bought in advance, with the expectation of a rise in price

  18. (of a broker or their position in the market) Buying or based on long stocks

  19. (of a security) Maturing at a distant date

  20. Well-supplied with
    • - an industry that seems long on ideas but short on cash
  1. Have a strong wish or desire
    • - she longed for a little more excitement
    • - we are longing to see the new baby
  1. A long interval or period
    • - see you before long
    • - it will not be for long
  2. A long sound such as a long signal in Morse code or a long vowel or syllable
    • - two longs and a short
  3. Long-dated securities, esp. gilt-edged securities

  4. Assets held in a long position

  1. For a long time
    • - we hadn't known them long
    • - an experience they will long remember
    • - his long-awaited Grand Prix debut
  2. In questions about a period of time
    • - how long have you been working?
  3. At a time distant from a specified event or point of time
    • - it was abandoned long ago
    • - the work was compiled long after his death
  4. After an implied point of time
    • - he could not wait any longer
  5. (after a noun of duration) Throughout a specified period of time
    • - it rained all day long
  6. (with reference to the ball in sports) At, to, or over a great distance, or further than expected or intended
    • - the quarterback dropped back and threw the ball long
  7. Beyond the point aimed at; too far
    • - he threw the ball long

  1. primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
  2. for an extended time or at a distant time; "a promotion long overdue"; "something long hoped for"; "his name has long been forgotten"; "talked all night long"; "how long will you be gone?"; "arrived long before he was expected"; "it is long after your bedtime"
  3. hanker: desire strongly or persistently
  4. for an extended distance
  5. of relatively great height; "a race of long gaunt men"- Sherwood Anderson; "looked out the long French windows"
  6. retentive: good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory"
  7. Longitude is the angular distance of a point's meridian from the Prime (Greenwich) Meridian. It is usually expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds. ...
  8. Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and folklore, with mythic counterparts among Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Bhutanese, Western and Turkic dragons. In Chinese art, dragons are typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. ...
  9. This is a list of the major characters from the Hudson Soft video game series Bloody Roar. The series began with the 1997 arcade game Beastorizer, before moving to various console systems. The first sequel, Bloody Roar 1, was released to the Sony Playstation in 1997 followed by ' in 1999. ...
  10. In finance, a long position in a security, such as a stock or a bond, or equivalently to be long in a security, means the holder of the position owns the security and will profit if the price of the security goes up. ...
  11. Sheepshead or Sheephead is a trick-taking card game related to the Skat family of games. It is the Americanized version of a card game which originated in Central Europe in the late 18th century under the German name Schafkopf. ...
  12. Long is a surname and may refer to many people.
  13. A long vowel; A long integer variable, twice the size of an int and half of a long long. A long is typically 64 bits in a 32-bit environment; An entity with a long position in an asset; To take a long position in; Having much distance from one terminating point on an object or an area to ...
  14. (long s) The ſ character, as distinct from the short s — the s character
  15. (longness) length, lengthiness
  16. (LONG S) One Old English variation for writing the letter s that continued to be used in Shakespeare's day--even up through the 1790s. The long s looked much like the lower-case letter f without a horizontal crossbar.
  17. (Longs) Long-dated Government stock (Gilts), ie with a life of over 15 years.
  18. Fine wines should have a long finish, or aftertaste; see Length.
  19. A very desirable trait in any fine wine is that it be long in the mouth. Long (or length) relates to a wine's finish, meaning that after you swallow the wine, you sense its presence for a long time. (Thirty seconds to several minutes is great length. ...
  20. One who has bought futures contracts or owns a cash commodity.
  21. (1) One who has bought a futures contract to establish a market position; (2) a market position that obligates the holder to take delivery; (3) one who owns an inventory of commodities. See Short.
  22. the position which is in a Buy direction. In Forex, the primary currency when bought is long and another is short.
  23. To be long is to own something.
  24. A position to purchase more of an instrument than is sold, hence, an appreciation in value if market prices increase.
  25. A term that refers to ownership of securities. For example, if you are long 100 shares of XYZ, this means that you own 100 shares of XYZ company.