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)

Famous quotes containing the word long:

    O weary night, O long and tedious night,
    Abate thy hours, shine comforts from the east.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Let’s start with the three fundamental Rules of Robotics.... We have: one, a robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. And three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.
    Isaac Asimov (1920–1992)

    It is no small mischief to a boy, that many of the best years of his life should be devoted to the learning of what can never be of any real use to any human being. His mind is necessarily rendered frivolous and superficial by the long habit of attaching importance to words instead of things; to sound instead of sense.
    William Cobbett (1762–1835)