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long  

[1]  
      adj  
1    having relatively great extent in space on a horizontal plane  
2    having relatively great duration in time  
3   
a    postpositive   of a specified number of units in extent or duration  
three hours long     
b    (in combination)  
a two-foot-long line     
4    having or consisting of a relatively large number of items or parts  
a long list     
5    having greater than the average or expected range  
a long memory     
6    being the longer or longest of alternatives  
the long way to the bank     
7    having more than the average or usual quantity, extent, or duration  
a long match     
8    seeming to occupy a greater time than is really so  
she spent a long afternoon waiting in the departure lounge     
9    intense or thorough (esp. in the phrase a long look)  
10    (of drinks) containing a large quantity of nonalcoholic beverage  
11    (of a garment) reaching to the wearer's ankles  
12    Informal   foll by: on   plentifully supplied or endowed (with)  
long on good ideas     
13      (Phonetics)     (of a speech sound, esp. a vowel)  
a    of relatively considerable duration  
b    classified as long, as distinguished from the quality of other vowels  
c    (in popular usage) denoting the qualities of the five English vowels in such words as mate, mete, mite, moat, moot, and mute  
14    from end to end; lengthwise  
15    unlikely to win, happen, succeed, etc.  
a long chance     
16      (Prosody)  
a    denoting a vowel of relatively great duration or (esp. in classical verse) followed by more than one consonant  
b    denoting a syllable containing such a vowel  
c    (in verse that is not quantitative) carrying the emphasis or ictus  
17      (Finance)   having or characterized by large holdings of securities or commodities in anticipation of rising prices  
a long position     
18      (Cricket)   (of a fielding position) near the boundary  
long leg     
19    Informal   (of people) tall and slender  
20    in the long run      See       run       82  
21    long in the tooth  
Informal   old or ageing  
      adv  
22    for a certain time or period  
how long will it last?     
23    for or during an extensive period of time  
long into the next year     
24    at a distant time; quite a bit of time  
long before I met you, long ago     
25      (Finance)   into a position with more security or commodity holdings than are required by sale contracts and therefore dependent on rising prices for profit  
to go long     
26    as (or so) long as  
a    for or during just the length of time that  
b    inasmuch as; since  
c    provided that; if  
27    no longer   not any more; formerly but not now  
      n  
28    a long time (esp. in the phrase for long)  
29    a relatively long thing, such as a signal in Morse code  
30    a clothing size for tall people, esp. in trousers  
31      (Phonetics)   a long vowel or syllable  
32      (Finance)   a person with large holdings of a security or commodity in expectation of a rise in its price; bull  
33      (Music)   a note common in medieval music but now obsolete, having the time value of two breves  
34    before long   soon  
35    the long and the short of it   the essential points or facts,   (See also)        longs  
     (Old English lang; related to Old High German lang, Old Norse langr, Latin longus)  
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long   [2]  
      vb   intr; foll by: for or an infinitive   to have a strong desire  
     (Old English langian; related to long1)  

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long   [3]  
      vb   intr  
Archaic   to belong, appertain, or be appropriate  
     (Old English langian to belong, from gelang at hand, belonging to; compare along)  

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Long  
      n   Crawford Williamson. 1815--78, U.S. surgeon. He was the first to use ether as an anaesthetic  


long   [1]  
      adj  
1    having relatively great extent in space on a horizontal plane  
2    having relatively great duration in time  
3   
a    postpositive   of a specified number of units in extent or duration  
three hours long     
b    (in combination)  
a two-foot-long line     
4    having or consisting of a relatively large number of items or parts  
a long list     
5    having greater than the average or expected range  
a long memory     
6    being the longer or longest of alternatives  
the long way to the bank     
7    having more than the average or usual quantity, extent, or duration  
a long match     
8    seeming to occupy a greater time than is really so  
she spent a long afternoon waiting in the departure lounge     
9    intense or thorough (esp. in the phrase a long look)  
10    (of drinks) containing a large quantity of nonalcoholic beverage  
11    (of a garment) reaching to the wearer's ankles  
12    Informal   foll by: on   plentifully supplied or endowed (with)  
long on good ideas     
13      (Phonetics)     (of a speech sound, esp. a vowel)  
a    of relatively considerable duration  
b    classified as long, as distinguished from the quality of other vowels  
c    (in popular usage) denoting the qualities of the five English vowels in such words as mate, mete, mite, moat, moot, and mute  
14    from end to end; lengthwise  
15    unlikely to win, happen, succeed, etc.  
a long chance     
16      (Prosody)  
a    denoting a vowel of relatively great duration or (esp. in classical verse) followed by more than one consonant  
b    denoting a syllable containing such a vowel  
c    (in verse that is not quantitative) carrying the emphasis or ictus  
17      (Finance)   having or characterized by large holdings of securities or commodities in anticipation of rising prices  
a long position     
18      (Cricket)   (of a fielding position) near the boundary  
long leg     
19    Informal   (of people) tall and slender  
20    in the long run      See       run       82  
21    long in the tooth  
Informal   old or ageing  
      adv  
22    for a certain time or period  
how long will it last?     
23    for or during an extensive period of time  
long into the next year     
24    at a distant time; quite a bit of time  
long before I met you, long ago     
25      (Finance)   into a position with more security or commodity holdings than are required by sale contracts and therefore dependent on rising prices for profit  
to go long     
26    as (or so) long as  
a    for or during just the length of time that  
b    inasmuch as; since  
c    provided that; if  
27    no longer   not any more; formerly but not now  
      n  
28    a long time (esp. in the phrase for long)  
29    a relatively long thing, such as a signal in Morse code  
30    a clothing size for tall people, esp. in trousers  
31      (Phonetics)   a long vowel or syllable  
32      (Finance)   a person with large holdings of a security or commodity in expectation of a rise in its price; bull  
33      (Music)   a note common in medieval music but now obsolete, having the time value of two breves  
34    before long   soon  
35    the long and the short of it   the essential points or facts,   (See also)        longs  
     (Old English lang; related to Old High German lang, Old Norse langr, Latin longus)  
long   [2]  
      vb   intr; foll by: for or an infinitive   to have a strong desire  
     (Old English langian; related to long1)  
long   [3]  
      vb   intr  
Archaic   to belong, appertain, or be appropriate  
     (Old English langian to belong, from gelang at hand, belonging to; compare along)  
long.  
      abbrev. for   longitude  
long-  
      adv   in combination   for or lasting a long time  
long-awaited, long-established, long-lasting     
long-acting  
      adj   (of a drug) slowly effective after initial dosage, but maintaining its effects over a long period of time, being slowly absorbed and persisting in the tissues before being excreted  
   Compare       intermediate-acting       short-acting  
long-and-short work  
      n     (Architect)   the alternation in masonry of vertical and horizontal blocks of stone  
long arm  
      n  
Informal  
1    power, esp. far-reaching power  
the long arm of the law     
2    make a long arm   to reach out for something, as from a sitting position  
Long Beach  
      n   a city in SW California, on San Pedro Bay: resort and naval base; oil-refining. Pop.: 421904 (1996 est.)  
long-chain  
      adj     (Chem)   having a relatively long chain of atoms in the molecule  
long-coats  
      pl n   dress-like garments formerly worn by a baby,   (Archaic name)    long clothes  
long-dated  
      adj   (of a gilt-edged security) having more than 15 years to run before redemption  
   Compare       medium-dated       short-dated  
long-day  
      adj   (of certain plants) able to mature and flower only if exposed to long periods of daylight (more than 12 hours), each followed by a shorter period of darkness  
   Compare       short-day  
long-distance  
      n  
1    modifier   covering relatively long distances  
a long-distance driver     
2    modifier   (of telephone calls, lines, etc.) connecting points a relatively long way apart  
3      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a long-distance telephone call  
4    a long-distance telephone system or its operator  
      adv  
5    by a long-distance telephone line  
he phoned long-distance     
long-drawn-out  
      adj   over-prolonged or extended  
long-eared owl  
      n   a slender European owl, Asio otus, with long ear tufts: most common in coniferous forests  
Long Eaton  
      n   a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop.: 44826 (1991)  
long face  
      n   a disappointed, solemn, or miserable facial expression  
  long-faced      adj  
long finger  
      n  
put (something) on the long finger     (Irish)   to postpone (something) for a long time  
long haul  
      n  
1    a journey over a long distance, esp. one involving the transport of goods  
2    a lengthy job  
long-headed  
      adj   astute; shrewd; sagacious  
  long-headedly      adv  
  long-headedness      n  
long hop  
      n     (Cricket)   a short-pitched ball, which can easily be hit  
long-horned beetle  
      n   another name for longicorn beetle (see longicorn (sense 1))  
long house  
      n  
1    a long communal dwelling of the Iroquois and other North American Indian peoples. It often served as a council house as well  
2    a long dwelling found in other parts of the world, such as Borneo  
long hundredweight  
      n      the full name for       hundredweight       1  
Long Island  
      n   an island in SE New York State, separated from the S shore of Connecticut by Long Island Sound (an arm of the Atlantic): contains the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in the west, many resorts (notably Coney Island), and two large airports (La Guardia and John F. Kennedy). Area: 4462 sq. km (1723 sq. miles)  
long jenny  
      n     (Billiards)   an in-off up the cushion into a far pocket  
   Compare       short jenny  
     (from Jenny, pet form of Janet)  
long johns  
      pl n  
Informal   underpants with long legs  
long jump  
      n   an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark,   (U.S. and Canadian equivalent)    broad jump  
  long jumping      n  
long lease  
      n   (in England and Wales) a lease, originally for a period of over 21 years, on a whole house of low rent and ratable value, which is the occupants' only or main residence. Under the Leasehold Reform Act (1969) the leaseholder is entitled to buy the freehold, claim an extension of 50 years, or become a statutory tenant  
long leg  
      n     (Cricket)  
a    a fielding position on the leg side near the boundary almost directly behind the batsman's wicket  
b    a fielder in this position  
long-legged  
      adj  
1    having long legs  
2    Informal   (of a person or animal) able to run fast  
long-lived  
      adj   having long life, existence, or currency  
  long-livedness      n  
Long March  
      n   the. a journey of about 10000 km (6000 miles) undertaken (1934--35) by some 100000 Chinese Communists when they were forced out of their base in Kiangsi in SE China. They made their way to Shensi in NW China; only about 8000 survived the rigours of the journey  
long mark  
      n      another name for       macron  
long measure  
      n      another name for       linear measure  
long metre  
      n   a stanzaic form consisting of four octosyllabic lines, used esp. for hymns  
long moss  
      n      another name for       Spanish moss  
long-off  
      n     (Cricket)  
a    a fielding position on the off side near the boundary almost directly behind the bowler  
b    a fielder in this position  
long-on  
      n     (Cricket)  
a    a fielding position on the leg side near the boundary almost directly behind the bowler  
b    a fielder in this position  
Long Parliament  
      n     (English history)  
1    the Parliament summoned by Charles I that assembled on Nov. 3, 1640, was expelled by Cromwell in 1653, and was finally dissolved in 1660  
   See also       Rump Parliament  
2    the Cavalier Parliament of 1661--79  
3    the Parliament called in Henry IV's reign that met from March 1 to Dec. 22, 1406  
long pig  
      n  
Obsolete   human flesh eaten by cannibals  
     (translation of a Maori and Polynesian term)  
long-playing  
      adj   of or relating to an LP (long-player)  
long primer  
      n   (formerly) a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 10 point  
long purse  
      n  
Informal   wealth; riches  
long-range  
      adj  
1    of or extending into the future  
a long-range weather forecast     
2    (of vehicles, aircraft, etc.) capable of covering great distances without refuelling  
3    (of weapons) made to be fired at a distant target  
long s  
      n   a lower-case s, printed <$>, formerly used in handwriting and printing,   (Also called)    long ess  
long shot  
      n  
1    a competitor, as in a race, considered to be unlikely to win  
2    a bet against heavy odds  
3    an undertaking, guess, or possibility with little chance of success  
4      (Films, television)   a shot where the camera is or appears to be distant from the object to be photographed  
5    by a long shot   by any means  
he still hasn't finished by a long shot     
long-sighted  
      adj  
1    related to or suffering from hyperopia  
2    able to see distant objects in focus  
3    having foresight  
  long-sightedly      adv  
  long-sightedness      n  
long-standing  
      adj   existing or in effect for a long time  
long-suffering  
      adj  
1    enduring pain, unhappiness, etc., without complaint  
      n     (also)   
  long-sufferance  
2    long and patient endurance  
  long-sufferingly      adv  
long suit  
      n  
1   
a    the longest suit in a hand of cards  
b    a holding of four or more cards of a suit  
2    Informal   an outstanding advantage, personal quality, or talent  
long-tailed tit  
      n   a small European songbird, Aegithalos caudatus, with a black, white, and pink plumage and a very long tail: family Paridae (tits)  
long-term  
      adj  
1    lasting, staying, or extending over a long time  
long-term prospects     
2      (Finance)   maturing after a long period of time  
a long-term bond     
long-term memory  
      n     (Psychol)   that section of the memory storage system in which experiences are stored on a semipermanent basis  
   Compare       short-term memory  
long tin  
      n     (Brit)   a tall long loaf of bread  
long tom  
      n  
1    a long swivel cannon formerly used in naval warfare  
2    a long-range land gun  
3       an army slang name for       cannon       1  
long ton  
      n      the full name for       ton   1       1  
long vacation  
      n   the long period of holiday in the summer during which universities, law courts, etc., are closed  
long view  
      n   the consideration of events or circumstances likely to occur in the future  
long wave  
      n  
a    a radio wave with a wavelength greater than 1000 metres  
b    (as modifier)  
a long-wave broadcast     
long weekend  
      n   a weekend holiday extended by a day or days on either side  
long-winded  
      adj  
1    tiresomely long  
2    capable of energetic activity without becoming short of breath  
  long-windedly      adv  
  long-windedness      n  
long-wire aerial  
      n   a travelling-wave aerial consisting of one or more conductors, the length of which usually exceeds several wavelengths  
Qian Long   , Ch'ien-lung  
      n   original name Hong-li. 1711--99, Chinese emperor of the Qing dynasty. He expanded the Chinese empire and was a patron of the arts  
so long  
      sentence substitute  
Informal   farewell; goodbye  

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long  

[1]  
      adj  
1    elongated, expanded, extended, extensive, far-reaching, lengthy, spread out, stretched  
2    dragging, interminable, late, lengthy, lingering, long-drawn-out, prolonged, protracted, slow, sustained, tardy  
  
Antonyms     
   abbreviated, abridged, brief, compressed, contracted, little, momentary, quick, short, short-lived, small  

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long   [2]  
      vb   ache, covet, crave, desire, dream of, eat one's heart out over, hanker, hunger, itch, lust, pine, set one's heart on, want, wish, would give one's eyeteeth for, yearn  

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Consulte también:

long., long jumping, long ess, Long Eaton

It's as broad as it is long exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
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n.
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n.
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n.
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n.
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n.
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