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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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Last time at Bath, over 10 furlongs, the filly kept on gamely toward the finish but just couldn't get to Ragstone Cowboy.
Bilic declared after the 1-1 draw with Reading that he 'loved' Furlong following an all-action performance at right-back from the PS1.5million summer signing.
Mairs, meanwhile, opened his account in race two over six furlongs when he combined with favourite Primarily Wise to defeat the two-year-olds and upward by 2-A1/2 lengths.
This is what we made of his debut and what his signing means: How Furlong played Being part of a defence that concedes within two minutes is of course not ideal.
Ireland international Furlong will line up opposite England's Vunipola as Leinster bid to retain their crown in Newcastle.
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Veterinary diagnostic company Heska Corporation (NASDAQ:HSKA) reported on Friday the addition of Mark Furlong to its board of directors.
Liverpool Crown Courtheard Furlong, in his silver Ford Focus, overtook Mr Cawsey inCrosby Road South, Seaforthon June 10 last year.
Liverpool Crown Court heard Furlong, in his silver Ford Focus, overtook Mr Cawsey in Crosby Road South, Seaforth, on June 10 last year.
And defender Furlong, 23, cannot wait to take on the Hornets at home in a televised Friday night clash on February 15.
Lee Furlong, 23, was caught on CCTV vandalising the 800-yearold Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, in October.