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longness

Definitions of longness
  1. noun
    the property of being of long spatial extent
    “one gene causes shortness and the other causes longness
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    Antonyms:
    shortness
    the property of being of short spatial extent
    types:
    extension, lengthiness, prolongation
    amount or degree or range to which something extends
    elongation
    the quality of being elongated
    coextension
    equality of extension or duration
    type of:
    length
    the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
  2. noun
    duration as an extension
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    Antonyms:
    shortness
    the property of being of short temporal extent
    types:
    length of service, longevity
    duration of service
    type of:
    duration, length
    continuance in time
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