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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

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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The final major impression she should leave in the sport may no longer be one of embittered remorse and lucklessness but one of courage and perseverance, of goodness instead of greatness.
The bankruptcy petition was a "termination event" under the terms of the Corporate Units, and investors are no longer committed to convert the Corporate Units into equity.
With four modes, shifted by using the thumbs, full hand movement is no longer required to perform keyboard work.
These standards, among other things, require that goodwill no longer be amortized, but instead be subject to impairment testing at least annually.
As the double helix of DNA "unzips" to accommodate the transcription of mRNA, the inserted ssDNA molecule binds with the genomic sequences forming a triple strand of DNA, or triplex which can no longer produce mRNA.