longer

longer
a long tapering pole of spruce with the bark left on used in constructing the roof and floor of stages wharves and flakes, q.v. Also called lunger

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  • longer — [ lɔ̃ʒe ] v. tr. <conjug. : 3> • 1655 d ab. vén.; de long 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Prendre, suivre (une voie, un chemin). « Ils longeaient un petit escalier de montagne » (Giono). 2 ♦ (1740) Mod. Aller le long de (qqch.), en suivant le bord, en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Longer — Long er, n. One who longs for anything. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Longer — Infobox Single Name = Longer Cover size = Border = Caption = Artist = Dan Fogelberg Album = Phoenix A side = B side = Released = 1979 Format = 7 (45 rpm) Recorded = Genre = Adult contemporary, Pop Length = 3:15 Label = Full Moon Records Writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • longer — /ˈlɒŋgə/ (say longguh) adjective 1. comparative of long1. –phrase 2. no longer, having been such in the past but not the case now: no longer the fashion; no longer able to run fast …  

  • longer — I noun a person with a strong desire for something a longer for money a thirster after blood a yearner for knowledge • Syn: ↑thirster, ↑yearner • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Longer — Long Long, a. [Compar. {Longer}; superl. {Longest}.] [AS. long, lang; akin to OS, OFries., D., & G. lang, Icel. langr, Sw. l[*a]ng, Dan. lang, Goth. laggs, L. longus. [root]125. Cf. {Length}, {Ling} a fish, {Linger}, {Lunge}, {Purloin}.] 1. Drawn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LONGER — v. tr. Marcher le long de. Le bataillon longea la rivière. En termes de Marine, Longer la côte, Naviguer le long de la côte de manière à ne pas trop la perdre de vue. Il signifie aussi S’étendre le long de, et, en ce sens, il se dit des Choses.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • longer — (lon jé. Le g prend un e devant a et o : longeant, longeons) 1°   V. a. Marcher le long de. •   Il [le cygne] veut à son gré parcourir les eaux, débarquer au rivage, s éloigner au large, ou venir longeant la rive s abriter sous les bords, se… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • longer — adv. Longer is used with these verbs: ↑live …   Collocations dictionary

  • Longer Fuse — is a 1977 album by Canadian pop singer Dan Hill. Track listing # Sometimes When We Touch # 14 Today # In the Name of Love # Crazy # McCarthy s Day # Jean # You Are All I See # Southern California # Longer Fuse # Still Not Used To …   Wikipedia

  • Longer Than An EP, Shorter Than An Album — EP par The Uncommonmenfrommars Genre skate punk Producteur Alexandre Borel et Christophe Arnaud Label UFO PROD Albums de …   Wikipédia en Français

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