Science / Tides and Currents / Long Period Constituent: A tidal or tidal current constituent with a period that is independent of the rotation of the Earth but which depends upon the orbital movement of the Moon or the Earth. The principal lunar long period constituents have periods approximating a month and half a month, and the principal solar long period constituents have periods approximating a year and half a year.
Long Adjective Synonyms: extensive, extended, elongate(d), large, great, big
Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch
Business / Finance / Other Long-Term Liabilities: Value of leases, future employee benefits, deferred taxes, and other obligations not requiring interest payments that must be paid over a period of more than one year. MORE
Technology / Email / Pass-Along: An email recipient who got your message via forwarding from a subscriber. (Some emails offer 'forward to a friend' in the creative, but the vast majority of pass-alongs happen using email clients, and MORE