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|Noun||1.||longness - the property of being of long spatial extent; "one gene causes shortness and the other causes longness"|
length - the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place; "the length of the table was 5 feet"
lengthiness, prolongation, extension - amount or degree or range to which something extends; "the wire has an extension of 50 feet"
elongation - the quality of being elongated
shortness - the property of being of short spatial extent; "the shortness of the Channel crossing"
|2.||longness - duration as an extension|
length, duration - continuance in time; "the ceremony was of short duration"; "he complained about the length of time required"
length of service, longevity - duration of service; "her longevity as a star"; "had unusual longevity in the company"
shortness - the property of being of short temporal extent; "the shortness of air travel time"
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