a style of the letter s, suggesting a lowercase f in form, formerly common in handwriting and as a type character.
a lower-case s, printed ʃ, formerly used in handwriting and printing Also called long ess
[lawng, long] /lɔŋ, lɒŋ/ adjective, longer [lawng-ger, long-] /ˈlɔŋ gər, ˈlɒŋ-/ (Show IPA), longest [lawng-gist, long-] /ˈlɔŋ gɪst, ˈlɒŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle. 2. having considerable duration in time: a long conversation; a long while. 3. extending, lasting, or totaling a number of specified […]
[lon-jev-i-tee, lawn-] /lɒnˈdʒɛv ɪ ti, lɔn-/ noun 1. a long individual life; great duration of individual life: Our family is known for its longevity. 2. the length or duration of life: research in human longevity. 3. length of service, tenure, etc.; seniority: promotions based on longevity. /lɒnˈdʒɛvɪtɪ/ noun 1. long life 2. relatively long duration […]
[lon-jee-vuh s, lawn-] /lɒnˈdʒi vəs, lɔn-/ adjective, Archaic. 1. long-lived; living to a great age.
- Long extensor muscle of big toe
long extensor muscle of big toe n. A muscle with its origin from the tibia, with insertion to the base of the big toe, with nerve supply from the anterior tibial nerve, and whose action extends the big toe.