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long jump in competitive track sports, a jump for horizontal distance with a running start.
long-lasting continuing for a long time.
long-lived having or having had a long life. [2 definitions]
long-playing pertaining to a phonograph record meant to be played at thirty-three and one third revolutions per minute. (See "LP.")
long-range involving or relating to a period of time relatively far in the future. [2 definitions]
longshoreman a man whose job is to load and unload ships; dock worker.
long shot in betting, a choice that has very little chance of winning, such as a horse in a race. [3 definitions]
long-sighted farsighted.
longstanding existing or having existed for a long time.
long-suffering patiently enduring persistent or prolonged hardships, injuries, or troubles. [2 definitions]
long suit in card games, the suit of which a player holds the most cards. [2 definitions]
long-term covering an extended period of time.
longtime having existed or continued over a long period of time.
long ton a unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds or 1.016 metric tons.
longueur (French) a lengthy, boring part in a book, opera, speech, or the like.
long underwear a close-fitting, usu. knit undergarment that covers the legs and arms and is worn for warmth.
long-waisted having an unusually low waistline; exceptionally long between shoulders and waist. (Cf. short-waisted.)
long wave a low-frequency electromagnetic wave, usu. a radio wave that is longer than one thousand meters and below three hundred kilohertz in frequency.
longways lengthwise.
long-winded speaking or writing at too great a length, esp. in a dull or tiresome way; verbose. [2 definitions]
loo (chiefly British; informal) a toilet, or a room with a toilet.