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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • having the greater length of two or the greatest length of several; "the longer (or long) edge of the door"; "the hypotenuse is the longest (or long) side of a right triangle"
  • for the most time; "she stayed longest"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Longest'


  • Longest words: the mathematical concept of the longest word in a Coxeter group, see Longest element of a Coxeter group. The longest word in any given language depends
  • Longest word in English: The identity of the longest word in English depends upon the definition of what constitutes a word in the English language, as well as how length should
  • Longest Night: churches. Longest Night or The Longest Night or The Longest Nite may also refer to: The Longest Nite, a 1997 Hong-Kong film The Longest Night in Shanghai
  • The Longest Journey: the computer game. For the book by E. M. Forster, see The Longest Journey (novel). The Longest Journey (Bokmål: Den lengste reisen) is a point-and-click
  • The Longest Yard: The Longest Yard may refer to: The Longest Yard (1974 film), starring Burt Reynolds Mean Machine, a 2001 football (soccer) adaptation starring Vinnie Jones
  • The Longest Day: The Longest Day could refer to: D day, an invasion of Europe during World War II The Longest Day (book), 1959 book by Cornelius Ryan The Longest Day
  • Longest common substring problem: be confused with longest common subsequence problem. In computer science, the longest common substring problem is to find the longest string (or strings)
  • The Longest Time: "The Longest Time" is a doo-wop single by Billy Joel. The song was released as a single in 1984 as the fourth single from the 1983 album An Innocent Man
  • List of longest bridges: the world's longest bridges more than three kilometres long sorted by their full length above land or water. "Span" refers to the longest spans without
  • The Longest Nite: The Longest Nite (Chinese: 暗花, Literal Title: Dark Flowers) is a 1998 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Patrick Yau and Johnnie To, starring Lau

'Longest' example sentence in quotations


* Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure. - George Gordon Byron

* One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then. - Henry David Thoreau

* The longest journey is the journey inward. - Dag Hammarskjld


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