division, usually by a number of two or more digits, in which each step of the process is written down.
noun 1. a dozen plus one; thirteen; baker’s dozen.
[lawng-drawn-out, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈdrɔnˈaʊt, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. lasting a very long time; protracted: a long-drawn-out story. 2. of great length; long: a long-drawn-out line of soldiers. adjective 1. over-prolonged or extended
- Long drink of water
noun phrase A very tall, thin person: Bill Bradley is sure a long drink of water/ We have an expression in the Midwest: ”a tall drink of water” (1940s+)
- Long dry spell
noun phrase A period of disappointment; sterile period: It’s been a long, dry spell for Atari game players (1970s+)