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long

(Delayed), adjective continued, day after day, dilatory, dragged out, drawn out, endless, enduring, eternal, forever and a day, hour after hour, interminable, long drawn-out, marathon, overlong, perpetual, protracted, sustained delay, unending delay, without end
Foreign phrases: Longa possession jus parit.Long possessions begets what is right.

long

(Lengthy), adjective boundless, broad, day after day, deep, distant, elongate, elongated, enduring, eternal, expanded, expansive, extended, extensive, faraway, far-off, far-reaching, far-seeing, forever and a day, great, hour after hour, interminable, large, lengthened, limitless, lofty, outstretched, perpetual, remote, spread out, stretched out, stretching, sustained, unending, widespread, without end
Associated concepts: long arm of the law, long term
See also: prolix, protracted, sesquipedalian
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The old long-playing records were on their way out.
But Distin is still proud of his long-playing record this season, longevity that only defensive partner Leighton Baines can match.
GARY SPEED is a football marathon man as he clocks up his 500th Premiership appearance - but owes his long-playing record to being out paced by Gordon Strachan.
He said: "I had the commentary of the European Cup game on a long-playing record - one half on each side.
1948: First successful long-playing record (LP) demonstrated in USA.
Like microelectronics, microdynamics could lead to products as advanced beyond present ones as a compact disk is beyond a long-playing record, and as fundamentally different," states the report.
Peter Goldmark of CBS Labs, who developed the long-playing record - first shown to the public on this date in 1948.
Someone said the other day that his vocal delivery is a bit like listening to a long-playing record melting in the midday sun - perfect" - Impressionist Jon Culshaw on the BBC's Robert Peston.
PAUL WARING tees up in Italy today determined to hold onto one long-playing record - and lose another.
It's no coincidence that 33 1/3 is number of rotations per minute of a vinyl long-playing record.
I seem to be like a long-playing record, it's simply too easy," blasted Bruce.
DON'T tell me there wasn't a little frisson when you heard that part of the cover of the long-playing record Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was up for grabs.