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furlong:

see English units of measurementEnglish units of measurement,
principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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furlong

[′fər‚lȯŋ]
(mechanics)
A unit of length, equal to ⅛ mile, 660 feet, or 201.168 meters.

furlong

a unit of length equal to 220 yards (201.168 metres)
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Rosemary Tyrrell, prosecuting, said Mr Furlong could not give evidence in person but read a statement which said Ogechi had poked him with a "clenched knuckle" as he tried to get out of bed to go to the toilet.
Lee has 18 caps under his belt at this stage while Evans has four, the same number as Furlong who hopes for a first tournament start in Paris this Saturday.
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Soon after he takes over, Furlong would be entrusted with developing new retail formats that could debut in 2012 or 2013.
Unraced as a juvenile, Mark Johnston's son of Pivotal produced an extremely likeable performance on his racecourse debut over seven furlongs at Newmarket a little more than a fortnight ago.
He ended last season in superb form, scoring over seven furlongs in Listed company at Epsom in September, and in a handicap at Wolver-hampton in December.
16 inches) a year faster than the southern section," says Furlong.
In order to run races like the Gold Cup over two and a half miles and the Queen Alexandra Stakes, which is over a further two furlongs, the Knavesmire track had to be lengthened.
The leading and trailing edge boomers need innovation," says Mary Furlong, consultant and expert in the boomer and senior markets.