longer longer  /ˈlɔŋ ɡər/


  1. (n) a person with a strong desire for something
  2. (adv) for more time



  1. Tom Perls, an aging expert at Boston University, explains why women live five to 10 years longer than men.
  2. A new study shows that as climate change leads to longer summers, the warming of the world's seas is causing mass death in coral populations.
  3. First on The Page: A GOP strategist says the former Pennsylvania Governor is no longer being considered as McCain's veep.


  1. Eluded by saves, Marmol will no longer close

    You will no longer see Carlos Marmol closing for the Cubs. Manager Dale Sveum said Marmol, who blew a three-run lead in the ninth Sunday against the Mets, would be back in his role as a late-inning reliever.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

  2. Argentines no longer top beef eaters

    Heading down Lisandro de la Torre street in south Buenos Aires at dawn on a weekday, it’s hard to believe Argentina no longer reigns as South America’s beef-eating king. People crowd around butcher shops that line both sides of the road for half a mile, eyeing carcasses that hang in open entrances. Customers order popular cuts of ribs and flank steak just a few yards away from one of South ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  3. WBUR no longer needs Sandwich High tower to transmit Cape signal

    Boston University has informed the Sandwich district in writing that campus radio station WBUR will no longer use the cellular telephone tower atop the high school off Quaker MeetingHouse Road to transmit its signal across Cape Cod and the Islands.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Sandwich Broadsider


  1. "As you now know, our former hero, who grew up in the very region that he deserted this evening, is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier," Gilbert wrote. "This was announced with a several day, narcissistic, self-promotional build-up culminating...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: The Associated Press

  2. "What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them, that the stale political arguments no longer apply," Obama said. "The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. The Fed "will strongly resist an erosion of longer-term inflation expectations, as an unanchoring of those expectations would be destabilizing for growth as well as for inflation," Bernanke said.
    on Feb 2, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Los Angeles Times

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