In full, extensively. For example, The preacher went on at length about sin, or I have read at length about these cameras. [c. 1500]
After a long time, finally, as in At length the procession ended. [Early 1500s] Also see in the long run.
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How to use at length in a sentence
To his critics, he explained—sometimes at painful length—his reasoning against it.
“It seems that the different standard is (based on) the length of the beard and outwardly display of piety,” Hamdani said.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hitchcock was fascinated when I pointed out the similarity, and considered it at some length.
The camera dollied backward along the length of the tower's staircase while simultaneously its lens zoomed forward.
I spoke first with Scott Ellman, a student at Wesleyan University and now the Huffington Post editor-at-large for his campus.
It ended on a complaint that she was 'tired rather and spending my time at full length on a deck-chair in the garden.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.
At length only four or five flames remained, feebly wavering in their pools of melted wax.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
The experience of the Jesuit fathers at Port Royal is related at length, from their own point of view.