Last"ing, a.

Existing or continuing a long while; enduring; as, a lasting good or evil; a lasting color.

Syn. -- Durable; permanent; undecaying; perpetual; unending. -- Lasting, Permanent, Durable. Lasting commonly means merely continuing in existence; permanent carries the idea of continuing in the same state, position, or course; durable means lasting in spite of agencies which tend to destroy.


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Last"ing, n.


Continuance; endurance. Locke.


A species of very durable woolen stuff, used for women's shoes; everlasting.


The act or process of shaping on a last.


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