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long

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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Portfolio managers raised their net long position in Brent by 10 million barrels to a record 544 million barrels in the week ending on December 12.
Fund managers had boosted their net long position for five consecutive weeks by a total of 1,082 billion cubic feet, taking it to the highest level since May 2014.
Hedge funds boosted their net long position by a record 287mn barrels over just three weeks between August 2 and August 23.
By August 20, money managers' net long positions had been trimmed to 361 million barrels in US crude, and they were running long: short by a ratio of 7.1:1.
'Banks that is in a short position is required to perform money transactions with banks that are in the long position,' the deputy governor said.
Trend-Following Funds (Non-Commercial net of index funds) now hold a net long position in soybeans of 174,413 contracts which is down 20,356 contracts from the week prior.
Both the long position and the short position would be stepped up to fair market value (FMV) at death and the boxed gains would disappear.
A domestic firm has a long position with respect to sales in foreign currencies and short with regard to purchases in foreign currencies; or a firm in a net creditor position with regard to foreign currencies is long in foreign currencies and, when a net debtor in foreign currencies, is in a short position.
Joe Terranova recommended on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" a long position in U.S.
Treasury Action: position data show the largest net long position since September 2016, according to Bloomberg's report of JPMorgan Treasury client numbers.
Hedge funds cut their net long position in the three main futures and options contracts linked to Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by 97 million barrels in the week to May 2.