long measure


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long measure

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long measure

n
(Units) another name for linear measure
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Noun1.long measure - a measure of length
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
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* An ancient long measure in France, containing six feet and nearly five inches English measure.
He added that, 'The implementation of the speed limiting device by certain motorists in Gombe State, especially some commercial transport outfits in the state has aided in long measure tempering the effect of road traffic crashes in the State'.
Not by a very long measure. If there is something in our society that clearly needs to be fixed or healed or resolved, that resolution needs a point of origin.