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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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If you're not willing to take this time and effort, and be sure of what you're doing, you're not really serious about taking a long-range whitetail.
South Korea is closely monitoring whether Pyongyang will launch long-range missiles from both launch sites -- in Dongchang-ri and Musudan-ri -- at the same time or whether the train is just a smokescreen to confuse watchers.
To address the next decade, a new NLM long-range planning process began in spring 2005 and finished by spring 2006.
The long-range planning process behind these developments taught us several lessons about what to do and not do in conducting such an effort:
Lockheed Martin's P-175 Polecat is testing technologies that could be used in future long-range strike and reconnaissance aircraft.
For decades it has claimed to be the sole practitioner of long-range strike (exclusive of the Navy's submarine-launched ballistic missiles and Tomahawk cruise missiles).
Long-range purchases require planning and saving over time (or a bank loan) and might include multiple workstations, a grand piano or an addition to the home.
Key words: cellular automata; collective dynamics; complex system; congestion control; emergence; communication networks; long-range dependence; modeling and simulation; network traffic.
Long-range planning and facilities management are important parts of maintaining camp assets and building a better community environment for staff and campers alike.
Whether it is the military sniper, the buffalo hunter, the big bore national match competitor or the modern varmint hunter, effective long-range Shooting is an American tradition.
But social security is a long-range program--people pay dedicated taxes today toward benefits that may not be received for thirty or forty years--and many feel that it should not be part of an annual budgetary allocation process.