[lawng-turm, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌtɜrm, ˈlɒŋ-/
covering a relatively long period of time:
a long-term lease.
maturing over or after a relatively long period of time:
a long-term loan; a long-term bond.
(of a capital gain or loss) derived from the sale or exchange of an asset held for more than a specified time, as six months or one year.
lasting, staying, or extending over a long time: long-term prospects
(finance) maturing after a long period of time: a long-term bond
also longterm, long term, 1876, originally in insurance, from long (adj.) + term (n.).
[lawng-tahym, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌtaɪm, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. existing, occurring, or continuing for a period of ; longstanding: longtime friends celebrating 50 years of association. /ˈlɒŋˌtaɪm/ adjective 1. of long standing adj. also long-time, 1580s, from long (adj.) + time (n.).
- Long tin
noun 1. (Brit) a tall long loaf of bread
noun, (usually initial capital letters) 1. a towed 155mm field cannon produced by the U.S. throughout World War II. 2. a long, heavy cannon formerly carried by small naval vessels. noun 1. a long swivel cannon formerly used in naval warfare 2. a long-range land gun 3. an army slang name for cannon (sense 1)
noun, Nautical. 1. a single spar fitted above a topmast to carry topgallants, a royal, and all sails above.