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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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adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
exp.
A document that facilitates the distribution of online wealth and digital assets after user death.
[Tech.]
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
n.
bitch (alternative term)
n.
slang term for male scrotum
n.
vulgar term for "anus"
n.
humorous term for soulmate, partner, spouse
[Hum.]
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
n.
term used to describe a woman's legs
[Slang] E.g: She is pretty and has some great gams.
n.
(botany) any of the long slender shoots that grow from the stem or branch of a tree: usually removed during pruning
n.
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)
n.
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"
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
exp.
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
n.
a teamwork session in the visual domain (design, architecture, urban planning) organized on the purpose of finalizing a project within a previously defined timeframe.
The correct spelling in French (where the word originates from) is "charrette". "charette" is the Anglicized form.
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
n.
regional term for flat white bread roll, other terms are bap, batch, cob
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
Emergency Medical Services - Polysemic Term used in USA and UK for Prehospital Emergency Services and other countries as the whole chain from Emergency Call to Hospital Intensive Care services.
Care Traduction difficulty !
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
n.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
n.
informal term used for describing a pile of clothes left on the floor
[Slang]
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
n.
term referring to a pile of clothes left on a chair
[Slang]
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near

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