• (adj): Having the greater length of two or the greatest length of several.
    Example: "The hypotenuse is the longest (or long) side of a right triangle"
    Synonyms: longer
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on longest:

Longest Tennis Match Records - Overall - Women
... The longest women's match (by time) took place at a tournament in Richmond, Virginia, in 1984, when Vicki Nelson took 6 hours, 31 minutes to defeat Jean Hepner 6–4, 7–6(11–9) ... The match featured a 29-minute, 643-shot rally, the longest in professional tennis history ... The longest women's match (by games) occurred in 1995 when Chanda Rubin defeated Patricia Hy-Boulais 7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 17–15 in the second round at Wimbledon ...
Longest Tennis Match Records - Wimbledon - Men
... Longest match by time and number of games John Isner 70 ... Nicolas Mahut 68 ... Longest singles final match by time played 2008, 4 hours and 48 ...
Longest Night
... Longest Night (or Nite) may also refer to The Longest Night, a 1972 television movie starring David Janssen and James Farentino "The Longest Night", a 1986 episode of the BBC sitcom Only Fools and ...
Longest Tennis Match Records - Roland Garros - Men
... Longest match by time played 2004 first round, 6 hours, 33 minutes Fabrice Santoro 16 ... Arnaud Clément 14 ... Longest match by number of games, before the ...
List Of UK Monarchy Records - Marriage - Longest
... The longest marriage of a British sovereign is between Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, who have been married since 20 November 1947, making their marriage ...

More definitions of "longest":

  • (adv): For the most time.
    Example: "She stayed longest"

Famous quotes containing the word longest:

    Freud is all nonsense; the secret of neurosis is to be found in the family battle of wills to see who can refuse longest to help with the dishes. The sink is the great symbol of the bloodiness of family life.
    Julian Mitchell (20th century)

    For the longest time, marriage has had a guilty conscience about itself. Should we believe it?—Yes, we should believe it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The ensuing year will be the longest of my life, and the last of such hateful labours. The next we will sow our cabbages together.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)