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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Famous quotes containing the word long:

    Anguish devours the mind, and furious rage, and hope
    than which the heart can bear no heavier burden, when
    it is long deferred.
    Publius Papinius Statius (c. 40–96)

    Philosophy ... does not talk, but write, or, when it comes personally before an audience, lecture or read; and therefore it must be read to-morrow, or a thousand years hence. But the talker must naturally be attended to at once; he does not talk on without an audience; the winds do not long bear the sound of his voice.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Meanwhile I, deserted, was lamenting a little to myself your long delays in foreign loves, until sleep with its pleasing wings compelled me, fallen.
    Propertius Sextus (c. 50–16 B.C.)