Long

Long may refer to:

  • Length, the long dimension of any object
  • Lóng, the Chinese dragon
  • Long (surname), a common surname
  • Long (finance), a position in finance, especially stock markets
  • Long (Bloody Roar), a fictional character in the video-game series Bloody Roar
  • Long integer, a computer data type denoted by long in many programming languages
  • Long, a fielding term in cricket
In geography
  • Long, People's Republic of China, Gansu Province
  • The Yangtze River of China, known in Chinese as Changjiang (literally, "Long River")
  • The Long River, or Longjiang (literally, "Dragong River"), one of several rivers in China
  • Long District, Phrae, Thailand
  • Longitude (Long.), a geographic coordinate
See also: Long County (disambiguation), Long Island (disambiguation), Long Mountain (disambiguation), and Long Lake (disambiguation)

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... ß (Unicode U+00DF) is a consonant letter that evolved as a ligature of "long s and z" (ſz) and "long s over round s" (ſs) ... In standard spelling, it is only used after long vowels and diphthongs, while ss is written after short vowels ... Even though long s (ſ) has otherwise disappeared from German orthography, ß is still used as a ligature and is replaced by 'SS' or 'SZ' in capitalized spelling ...
Hasidic Judaism - Hasidic Practice and Culture - Hair
... the sides of one's face, male members of most Hasidic groups wear long, uncut sideburns called payot (Ashkenazi Hebrew peyos, Yiddish peyes) ... Not every Hasidic group requires long peyos, and not all Jewish men with peyos are Hasidic, but all groups discourage the shaving of one's beard ... Until then, Hasidic boys have long hair ...
Kondratiev Wave
... Kondratiev waves (also called supercycles, great surges, long waves, K-waves or the long economic cycle) are described as sinusoidal-like cycles in the modern capitalist world economy ... Unlike the short-term business cycle, the long wave of this theory is not accepted by current mainstream economics ...
Red Wolf - Physiology - Species Description
... Coat long, coarse mostly brown and buff colored on the upper part of the body with some black along the backs ... Muzzle long nose pad wide and black ears rufous legs long tail long, bushy, black tipped ...

Famous quotes containing the word long:

    To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the falling rain, and crouch for warmth beneath the lee of some old barn or rick, or in the hollow of a tree; are dismal things—but not so dismal as the wandering up and down where shelter is, and beds and sleepers are by thousands; a houseless rejected creature.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)

    Or as, when an underground train, in the tube, stops too long between stations
    And the conversation rises and slowly fades into silence
    And you see behind every face the mental emptiness deepen
    Leaving only the growing terror of nothing to think about....
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Dust in an urn long since, dispersed and dead
    Is great Apollo; and the happier he;
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)