the representation of an object as it would appear if cut by the vertical plane passing through the longest axis of the object.
noun, Physics. 1. a wave in which the direction of displacement is the same as the direction of propagation, as a sound wave. noun 1. a wave that is propagated in the same direction as the displacement of the transmitting medium Compare transverse wave longitudinal wave A wave that oscillates back and forth on an […]
noun, Chiefly Bridge. 1. a card remaining in a hand after all the opponents’ cards in that particular suit have been drawn.
[lawng-boh-muh n, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌboʊ mən, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun, plural longbowmen. 1. an archer who uses a .
[lawng-boh, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌboʊ, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. a large drawn by hand, as that used by English archers from the 12th to the 16th centuries. Idioms 2. draw the longbow, to exaggerate in telling stories; overstate something: He’s sure to draw the longbow on the size of his catch of fish. /ˈlɒŋˌbəʊ/ noun 1. a large […]