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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Long  \Long\,  a.  [Compar.  {Longer};  superl.  {Longest}.]  [AS. 
  long,  lang;  akin  to  OS  OFries.,  D.,  &  G.  lang,  Icel.  langr, 
  Sw  l[*a]ng,  Dan.  lang,  Goth.  laggs,  L.  longus.  [root]125. 
  Cf  {Length},  {Ling}  a  fish,  {Linger},  {Lunge},  {Purloin}.] 
  1.  Drawn  out  in  a  line  or  in  the  direction  of  length; 
  protracted;  extended;  as  a  long  line  --  opposed  to 
  short,  and  distinguished  from  broad  or  wide. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Longer  \Long"er\,  n. 
  One  who  longs  for  anything 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  longer 
  adj  :  having  the  greater  length  of  two  or  the  greatest  length  of 
  several;  "the  longer  (or  long)  edge  of  the  door";  "the 
  hypotenuse  is  the  longest  (or  long)  side  of  a  right 
  triangle"  [syn:  {longest}] 
  adv  :  for  more  time;  "can  I  stay  bit  longer?" 




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