long-lasting long-lasting

Definition(s):

  • (adj) existing for a long time

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Confidence people believing that things are going to get better and that it's time to move off the sidelines is a key part of any long-lasting housing rebound.
  2. The ramifications for a workplace can be pernicious and long-lasting.
  3. That runner's high may translate into a lot of other long-lasting health benefits, a new report from an ongoing study suggests.

News

  1. Storms overnight as forecasters track possible derecho

    The weather pattern, called a derecho, is a powerful long-lasting straight-line windstorm.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KCCI 8 Des Moines

  2. Local Partnership Promotes Health and Wellness For All Children

    This summer marks the start of a long-lasting partnership between Jane Forman Sports and Tutti Bambini to promote health and wellness among all children, from newborns to young athletes.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Miami Gardens News

  3. New Long-Lasting Lithium-Ion Battery Developed In Germany

    Scientists at the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW) in Ulm, Germany have developed a new long-lasting lithium-ion battery that is capable of outperforming other batteries currently in circulation today. Cycle stability is an important determinant of a battery’s lifetime – and it’s in this regard that the battery developed at ZSW is a [...] New Long-Lasting Lithium-Ion Battery ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Goodell said he did not suspend Belichick because, "The discipline I am imposing of a maximum fine and forfeiture of a first-round draft choice, or multiple draft choices, is in fact more significant and long-lasting, and therefore more effective,...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: USA Today

  2. "There's too much modern slavery, in transferring players or buying players. We are trying now to intervene in such cases," Blatter said yesterday. "The reaction to the Bosman law is to make long-lasting contracts to keep the players, and...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Sepp Blatter Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We've had four other surges since we first went into Iraq," said Collins, referring to the administration's plan for an additional 21,500 troops. "None of them produced a long-lasting change in the situation on the ground. So I am very...
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Susan Collins Source: USA Today

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