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  • 1 Long — Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn out… …

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  • 2 Long — Long, adv. [AS. lance.] 1. To a great extent in space; as, a long drawn out line. [1913 Webster] 2. To a great extent in time; during a long time. [1913 Webster] They that tarry long at the wine. Prov. xxiii. 30. [1913 Webster] When the trumpet… …

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  • 3 Long — Long, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Longed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Longing}.] [AS. langian to increase, to lengthen, to stretch out the mind after, to long, to crave, to belong to, fr. lang long. See {Long}, a.] 1. To feel a strong or morbid desire or craving; …

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  • 4 Long — Long, n. 1. (Mus.) A note formerly used in music, one half the length of a large, twice that of a breve. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phonetics) A long sound, syllable, or vowel. [1913 Webster] 3. The longest dimension; the greatest extent; in the phrase,… …

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  • 5 Long — Long, prep. [Abbreviated fr. along. See 3d {Along}.] By means of; by the fault of; because of. [Obs.] See {Along of}, under 3d {Along}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 LONG — ONGUE. adj. Il se dit Des objets considérés dans leur étendue, d un bout, d une extrémité à l autre, et par opposition à Court. Un bâton long de tant de pieds. La harpe a des cordes plus longues les unes que les autres. Tirer une longue ligne sur …

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  • 7 long — I. adjective (longer; longest) Etymology: Middle English long, lang, from Old English; akin to Old High German lang long, Latin longus Date: before 12th century 1. a. extending for a considerable distance b. having greater length than usual < a… …

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  • 8 Long s — The correct title of this article is ſ. It appears incorrectly here because of technical restrictions. An italicized long s used in the word Congress in the United States Bill of Rights. The long, medial or descending s (ſ) is a form of the… …

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  • 9 Long — In general English usage, long is the adjectival form of length. It may also refer to:In geography: * Long, People s Republic of China * Long Island, New York, United States * Long Lake, various lakesIn other fields: * Lóng, the Chinese dragon *… …

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  • 10 Long Mu — In Chinese mythology, Long Mu (simplified Chinese: 龙母; traditional Chinese: 龍母; pinyin: lóng mǔ; Wade–Giles: lung mo) or Mother of Dragons was a Chinese woman who was deified as a goddess after raising five infant dragons. Long Mu and her dragons …

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  • 11 Long of — Along A*long [AS. gelang owing to.] (Now heard only in the prep. phrase {along of}.) [1913 Webster] {Along of}, {Along on}, often shortened to {Long of}, prep. phr., owing to; on account of. [Obs. or Low. Eng.] On me is not along thin evil fare.… …

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  • 12 LONG — longitude …

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  • 13 Long — I. biographical name Crawford Williamson 1815 1878 American surgeon II. biographical name Huey Pierce 1893 1935 American politician III. biographical name Stephen Harriman 1784 1864 American army officer & explorer …

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  • 14 Long Beach Airport — Daugherty Field USGS aerial image, March 2004 …

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  • 15 Long-term potentiation — (LTP) is a persistent increase in synaptic strength following high frequency stimulation of a chemical synapse. Studies of LTP are often carried out in slices of the hippocampus, an important organ for learning and memory. In such studies,… …

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  • 16 Long clam — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …

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  • 17 Long cloth — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …

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  • 18 Long clothes — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …

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  • 19 Long division — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …

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  • 20 Long dozen — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …

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