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Oblong

Describing a book or publication that is bound by the short side. Most books are not oblong (that is, they are bound by the long side). However, coupon books are sometimes oblong to make coupon clipping easier.
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Depending upon the aggregate sizing requirements, the use of Hoyt's Oblong Openings and Long-Slot Opening Wire Screens can achieve both--more open area and longer wear-life.
Care must be taken in this case when changing from a square opening to an oblong or long-slot aperture.
Oblong, who is the cocreator of the new animated WB series The Oblongs, has owned the pig about two months.
The Oblongs are the first television family marked by the deformities of waste dumping.
So there's a whole collection of sunglasses that are going to look best on round faces, another collection that will look best on oblong faces, etc.