[lon-jer-uh n] /ˈlɒn dʒər ən/
a main longitudinal brace or support on an airplane.
a main longitudinal structural member of an aircraft
1912, from French longeron, from longer “to skirt, extend along,” from allonger “to lengthen” (see lunge).
[es] /ɛs/ noun 1. . [es] /ɛs/ noun 1. a style of the letter s, suggesting a lowercase f in form, formerly common in handwriting and as a type character. noun 1. 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.