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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.
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Two types of tape measures were produced: long measures and pocket measures.