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, the long and the short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Long — Long, Long, Long Long, Long, Long Песня The Beatles с альбома «The Beatles» Выпущена 22 ноября 1968 года …   Википедия

  • Long — steht für: Long (Familienname), der Familienname Long den Kreis Long in Baoji in der chinesischen Provinz Shaanxi, siehe Long (Baoji) Long (Mythologie), eine Drachenfigur in der chinesischen Mythologie Long und Short, eine Käufer Position in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long — Long, de, Nordpolfahrer, s. De Long …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 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 …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 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… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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