Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lasting all day.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In recent years an annual lock-in—a sleepover in the church—for youth has been canceled due to lack of interest, and when the clergy arranged for the parish to host a day-long antiracism conference taught by the diocese, only eight parishioners signed up.

    American Grace

  • In addition to the dozen who helped design the questionnaire, sixteen experts devoted several days to reading an initial draft of this book and discussing it in a day-long seminar in Cambridge in January 2010.

    American Grace

  • The day-long conversation touched on the practical and the philosophical with a few ideas taking hold in the stairwell during coffee breaks and crowding the twitter hashtag #activatenyc.

    Matthew Palevsky: The Top 4 Ideas From the Guardian's Activate Summit in NYC

  • I just returned from a day-long class held at the Camp Perry US Army Base near Sandusky, Ohio on Lake Erie.

    Test Your Reaction Time

  • So many of us depend on our cars to get around -- but, in addition to guzzling gas, this habit allows us to be sedentary in our travel, starting a day-long trend of staying still.

    Why You Love Biking (In 140 Characters Or Less)

  • The party has never been in charge of Scotland's most important and strategic city, but it has chosen all its candidates for that election following a rigorous day-long vetting process.

    Come on, someone must want to lead Labour | Kevin McKenna

  • Katie Rehwaldt, a coordinator for Rooting DC, says getting free seeds is one of the benefits of participating in the day-long urban gardening forum.

    US City Dwellers Look to Grow Their Own Food

  • Marion Bartlett, a retired English teacher, said Perry was appealing -- "he has courage" -- but not without caveats, including his recent day-long Christian prayer rally in a Houston stadium.

    Running hard, Perry a tough sell in New Hampshire

  • It began with whittling down more than 1,000 applications – "far in excess of what we expected," says Dodd – to select 57 finalists at a series of day-long workshops and auditions.

    X Factor-style search for 10 academics from generation think

  • Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird made the announcement in Parliament as it opened a day-long debate on extending Canada's military commitment to the NATO-led mission in Libya.

    NATO resumes aristrikes on Tripoli

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