A plant that flowers only after being exposed to light periods longer than a certain critical length, as in summer. Spinach, lettuce, and some varieties of wheat are long-day plants. Compare day-neutral plant, short-day plant. See more at photoperiodism.
[lawng-duh n, long-] /ˈlɔŋ dən, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. John Eric (“Johnny”) 1907–2003, U.S. jockey and thoroughbred horse trainer, born in England.
[lawng-dis-tuh ns, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈdɪs təns, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. of, from, or between distant places: a long-distance phone call. 2. for, over, or covering long distances: a long-distance runner. adverb 3. by long-distance telephone: to call someone long-distance. noun 1. telephone service between distant places. noun 1. (modifier) covering relatively long distances: a long-distance driver 2. […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. 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.