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Definition 1: the property of being of long spatial extent - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where longness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • one gene causes shortness and the other causes longness

(longness is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of longness ) amount or degree or range to which something extends

"the wire has an extension of 50 feet"

(... is a kind of longness ) the quality of being elongated

Definition 2: duration as an extension - [noun denoting attribute]

(longness is a kind of ...) continuance in time

"the ceremony was of short duration" "he complained about the length of time required"

(... is a kind of longness ) duration of service

"her longevity as a star" "had unusual longevity in the company"

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