a long pole fitted with any of various devices, as a hook or clamp, for performing tasks otherwise out of reach.
power, esp far-reaching power: the long arm of the law
make a long arm, to reach out for something, as from a sitting position
- Long axis
long axis n. A line parallel to an object lengthwise, as in the body the imaginary line that runs vertically through the head down to the space between the feet.
- Long ball
noun in baseball or softball, a ball hit deep into the outfield and not caught, thereby allowing the hitter to reach second or third base Related Terms go for the long ball
noun, Archaeology. 1. a funerary barrow having an elongate shape, sometimes constructed over a megalithic chamber tomb and usually containing one or more inhumed corpses along with artifacts: primarily Neolithic but extending into the Bronze Age.
noun 1. a city in SW California, S of Los Angeles: a seaside resort. 2. a city on SW Long Island, in SE New York. 3. (italics) Military. the U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered surface ship, a guided-missile cruiser launched in 1959. noun 1. a city in SW California, on San Pedro Bay: resort and naval […]