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1    having relatively great extent in space on a horizontal plane  
2    having relatively great duration in time  
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  
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  
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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a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
fear of long words
Ex: Trying to use 'sesquipedalophobia' instead of 'hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia' isn't that much better for the syndrome sufferer; just about half as much frightening!
a difficult time
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"
have a ​difficult ​time
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
have a great time; enjoy oneself
coined humorous term meaning the fear of long words
[Hum.] Trying to use 'sesquipedalophobia' instead of 'hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia' isn't that much better for the syndrome sufferer; just half as much frightening!
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
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