1.Definition: (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration
"The English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
3.Definition: having or being more than normal or necessary
"Long on brains", "In long supply"
4.Definition: holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices
"Is long on coffee", "A long position in gold"
5.Definition: involving substantial risk
6.Definition: of relatively great height
"A race of long gaunt men", "Looked out the long French windows"
7.Definition: planning prudently for the future
"Took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
8.Definition: primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified
"A long road", "A long distance", "Contained many long words", "Ten miles long"
9.Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
"A long life", "A long boring speech", "A long time", "A long friendship", "A long game", "Long ago", "An hour long"