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(something string-like, story, etc.) it is so long; it is so many lengths
(string, rope, wire, etc.) s/he, it reaches, is long enough or is right length (for desired purpose); s/he, it is right diameter to fit through a hole (e.g., string through bead)
s/he tells story at length and in detail
patiently, thoroughly, at length
(chain, braid) it is continuous length
(something string-like, story. etc.) it is one continuous length