Long Ascension

Science / Astrology / Long Ascension: A term applied to Cancer, leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio and Sagittarius because they take longer to rise over the horizon than do the other six signs due to Earth's tilt relative to the ecliptic. See also short ascension.

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Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big
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Ascension (Long And Short)

Science / Astrology / Ascension (Long And Short): Due to the obliquity of the ecliptic, some sings rise over the horizon faster than others. Signs of long ascension require more time to rise than signs of short ascension. In the northern hemisphere, MORE

Short Ascension

Science / Astrology / Short Ascension: Refers to the six signs that take less time than the other six to rise above the horizon, namely, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces; the spring and winter signs in the northern hem MORE

Long-Term Gain

Business / Finance / Long-Term Gain: A profit on the sale of a capital assets held longer than 12 months, and eligible for long-term capital gains tax treatment. MORE

Long-Term Goals

Business / Finance / Long-Term Goals: Financial goals expected to be accomplished in five years or longer. MORE

Long-Term Foster Care

Life Style / Adoption / Long-Term Foster Care: The intentional and planned placement of a child in foster care for an extended period of time. After the goal of adoption has been explored and not selected, and relative options are not feasible, a MORE

Long-Term Financing

Business / Finance / Long-Term Financing: Liabilities repayable in more than one year plus equity. MORE

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