Of long

a long time.

See also: Long

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The projectile had been detected, thanks to the gigantic reflector of Long's Peak!
Its long, lithe body is supported by ten powerful legs, its enormous jaws are equipped, like those of the calot, or Martian hound, with several rows of long needle-like fangs; its mouth reaches to a point far back of its tiny ears, while its enormous, protruding eyes of green add the last touch of terror to its awful aspect.
The Long Island Board of Realtors (LIBOR) announced that it raised more than $35,000 for the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island to sponsor a room in the new wing at the House.
ACHCA also works closely with NAB (National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators) to assist in the development of formal curricula for academic settings and to promote standardization of licensure requirements.
Backer founded Soundkeeper, a 20-year-old legal advocacy group dedicated to protecting the environmental well being of Long Island Sound, a celebrated estuary stretching from New London, Connecticut and Long Island to New York City.
The city of Long Beach, California, serves as an example.
It's another year and more of the same for Minnix--more promotion of the importance of long term care to America, subtler banner-waving and crusading about all that's good and lacking in the industry But after 31 years, who'd expect anything less?
Although it is a high priority to continue these key projects far into the new millennium, there also is a need for new and innovative approaches to confirm findings from these few studies and to address the remaining open questions (1,2); these approaches should be less subject to the constraints of long follow-up times and the logistical problems of large samples from multiple locations.
This show's combination of gesture and increment involved neither the plunking down of large stones nor the arm-stretching smears and muddy handprints that have characterized many of Long's floor arrangements and wall paintings.
Though that test failed miserably, Solomon says, subsequent ones proved spectacularly successful--turning him into a believer and his agency into a research partner of Long and Mapper's firm, Hydrodyne, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
In arriving at that judgment, Hair seems to have an implicit goal: to rebut the treatment of Long in T.