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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

Long

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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And all through we come on lines like these full of color and detail, which tell us of the life of those folk of long ago.
Notwithstanding the calamities produced by the stadtholdership, it has been supposed that without his influence in the individual provinces, the causes of anarchy manifest in the confederacy would long ago have dissolved it.
It is understandable that a theory of their 'genius' was invented for them long ago because they have power!
AValued not long ago north of PS1bn, the FORMER top City regulator was withering in his assessment of peer-to-peer lending, saying three years ago that the likely losses facing the sector "will make the worst bankers look like lending geniuses".
DEAR Editor, The BBC's practice of conducting political interviews on the grass of Parliament Square, ensuring that the anti-Brexit flag waver enjoys several minutes of prime-time TV is blatant and unacceptable, and should have been referred to and condemned by Ofcom long ago.
The Karachi Municipal Committee City council had passed a unanimous resolution not long ago, urging the Sindh government to direct petrol pumps not to sell fuel to a motorcyclist not wearing a helmet.
OXLEY Primary School has held Life Long Ago Workshops and a Dinosaur assembly.
For Nidal Ashkar, her father plays that role in "Not Long Ago" a musical performance weaving between song and storytelling.
The Kremlin said on Thursday it had offered Britain its assistance in investigating a nerve agent attack on a Russian former spy and his daughter in Salisbury in March long ago, but had been rebuffed.
playing nonleague long ago. It show they're there, these " And of Davis's dazzling debut, Bruce added: "I've said all along in my time in football, you're only as good as your strikers.
Her thoughts drift through the mists of time, She thinks of long ago, Of songs, laughter, and nursery rhymes, Children's faces all aglow.