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:

    You want to prepare your child to think as he gets older. You want him to be critical in his judgments. Teaching a child, by your example, that there’s never any room for negotiating or making choices in life may suggest that you expect blind obedience—but it won’t help him in the long run to be discriminating in choices and thinking.
    Lawrence Balter (20th century)

    So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to the master—so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil—so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best-regulated administration of slavery.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

    Here were poor streets where faded gentility essayed with scanty space and shipwrecked means to make its last feeble stand, but tax-gatherer and creditor came there as elsewhere, and the poverty that yet faintly struggled was hardly less squalid and manifest than that which had long ago submitted and given up the game.
    Charles Dickens (1812–1870)