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1. (of drinks) containing a large quantity of nonalcoholic beverage
2. 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
3. Cricket (of a fielding position) near the boundary
4. Music a note common in medieval music but now obsolete, having the time value of two breves

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Crawford Williamson. 1815--78, US surgeon. He was the first to use ether as an anaesthetic
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long

In programming, an integer variable. In C, a long is four bytes and can be signed (-2G to +2G) or unsigned (4G). Contrast with short.
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