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  • 1long-spun — longˈ spun adjective Long drawn out, tedious • • • Main Entry: ↑long …

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  • 2long-spun — index prolix Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3long-spun — a. Lengthy, tedious, long winded, spun out …

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  • 4long — Synonyms and related words: a mile long, ache, ache for, ache to, aeon, age, ages, aim, and night, aspire, be dying for, be dying to, be hurting for, big, blue moon, bull, bull account, burn to, century, choose to, clamor for, colossal, covet,… …

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  • 5long winded — Synonyms and related words: all jaw, blah, broken record, candid, chatty, communicative, conversational, de longue haleine, drawn out, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effusive, endless, everlasting, expansive, extended, filled… …

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  • 6long — I. a. 1. Lengthy, drawn out. 2. Protracted, prolonged, lengthy. 3. Extended, in extent. 4. Long winded, spun out, long spun, tedious, prolix, diffuse. 5. Lingering, longing. 6. Far seeing, far reaching, extensive. 7. Slow, dilato …

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  • 7long-drawn — adj 1. prolonged, protracted, lengthy, long, longsome, overlong. See long(def. 2). 2. long winded, windy, long spun, copious; repetitious, redundant, battological, pleonastic, tautologic; meandering, roundabout, circumlocutory, ambagious; verbose …

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  • 8Long draw (spinning) — Long draw is the spinning technique used to create woolen yarns. It is spun from carded rolags. It is generally spun from shorter stapled fibers. Long draw spun yarns are light, lofty, stretchy, soft, and full of air, thus they are good… …

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  • 9Spun — (sp[u^]n), imp. & p. p. of {Spin}. [1913 Webster] {Spun hay}, hay twisted into ropes for convenient carriage, as on a military expedition. {Spun silk}, a cheap article produced from floss, or short fibered, broken, and waste silk, carded and spun …

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  • 10Spun hay — Spun Spun (sp[u^]n), imp. & p. p. of {Spin}. [1913 Webster] {Spun hay}, hay twisted into ropes for convenient carriage, as on a military expedition. {Spun silk}, a cheap article produced from floss, or short fibered, broken, and waste silk,… …

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  • 11Spun silk — Spun Spun (sp[u^]n), imp. & p. p. of {Spin}. [1913 Webster] {Spun hay}, hay twisted into ropes for convenient carriage, as on a military expedition. {Spun silk}, a cheap article produced from floss, or short fibered, broken, and waste silk,… …

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  • 12Spun yarn — Spun Spun (sp[u^]n), imp. & p. p. of {Spin}. [1913 Webster] {Spun hay}, hay twisted into ropes for convenient carriage, as on a military expedition. {Spun silk}, a cheap article produced from floss, or short fibered, broken, and waste silk,… …

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  • 13long — [adj1] extended in space or time continued, deep, distant, drawn out, elongate, elongated, enduring, enlarged, expanded, extensive, faraway, far off, far reaching, gangling, great, high, lanky, lasting, lengthened, lengthy, lingering, lofty,… …

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  • 14Spun — Spin Spin (sp[i^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spun}(Archaic imp. {Span}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Spinning}.] [AS. spinnan; akin to D. & G. spinnen, Icel. & Sw. spinna, Dan. spinde, Goth. spinnan, and probably to E. span. [root]170. Cf. {Span}, v. t.,… …

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  • 15Long Mynd — The Long Mynd in Shropshire, England, is a part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is convert|10|mi|km south of the county town Shrewsbury, and has an area of over 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi). The name Long Mynd… …

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  • 16Long ball — Introduction Long ball is the term used in association football to describe an attempt, often speculative, to distribute the ball a long distance down the field via a cross, without the intention to pass it to the feet of the receiving player. It …

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  • 17spun sugar — noun a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature • Syn: ↑cotton candy, ↑candyfloss • Hypernyms: ↑candy, ↑confect * * * ˌspun ˈsugar 7 [spun sugar] …

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  • 18long-drawn-out — adj lengthy, long winded, spun out, overlong, prolonged, interminable, tedious, marathon, overextended, long drawn FORMAL protracted, prolix COLLOQ. dragging on ≠ brief, curtailed * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective also long drawn ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ …

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  • 19long — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lengthy, elongated; tedious; extended, protracted. See length. adv. in great degree, for a time. See durability. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Extended in space] Syn. lengthy, extended, outstretched,… …

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  • 20Long line (telecommunications) — See also long line (topology) and long line fishing. In telephone systems nomenclature a long line is a transmission line in a long distance communications network such as carrier systems, microwave radio relay links, geosynchronous satellite… …

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