Short

  • 1 Short — Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear extension; …

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  • 2 short — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a small length or duration. 2) relatively small in extent. 3) (of a person) small in height. 4) (short of/on) not having enough of. 5) in insufficient supply. 6) (of a person) terse; uncivil. 7) …

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  • 3 short — [shôrt] adj. [ME < OE scort, akin to ON skort, short piece of clothing, OHG scurz, short < IE * (s)kerd < base * (s)ker , to cut, SHEAR < CURT] 1. not extending far from end to end; not long or not long enough 2. not great in span,… …

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  • 4 Short — bezeichnet Short Brothers (Flugzeughersteller), ein ehemaliger britischer Flugzeughersteller Short Brothers (Werft), eine ehemaliger britische Werft in der Mathematik als Short Format einen Begriff der Gleitkommaarithmetik, siehe IEEE 754 FP… …

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  • 5 short — [ ʃɔrt ] n. m. • 1910; angl. shorts, de short « court » ♦ Culotte courte (pour le sport, les vacances). Short de tennis. Être en short. ⇒aussi bermuda, boxer short, flottant. Des shorts. Loc. fam. Tailler un short à qqn, le frôler (en voiture). ● …

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  • 6 short — 1 adj 1: treated or disposed of quickly in court the calendar for short causes 2 a: not having goods or property that one has sold in anticipation of a fall in prices a seller who was short at the time of the sale b: consisting of or relating to… …

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  • 7 short — short; short·age; short·en; short·en·er; short·ish; short·ite; short·ly; short·ness; short·om·e·ter; short·schat; short·sight·ed·ness; short·some; ul·tra·short; short·hand·ed·ness; short·shat; short·sight·ed·ly; …

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  • 8 Short S.23 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda S.23 Short Clase C de Qantas, 1940 Tipo Hidrocanoa de correo y pasaje Fabricante …

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  • 9 Short S.C.1 — Short S.C.1 …

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  • 10 short — [adj1] abridged abbreviate, abbreviated, aphoristic, bare, boiled down, breviloquent, brief, compendiary, compendious, compressed, concise, condensed, curtailed, curtate, cut short, cut to the bone*, decreased, decurtate, diminished, epigrammatic …

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  • 11 Short — may refer to: * Short (surname) * Holly Short, a fictional character from the Artemis Fowl series * Short circuit, an accidental connection between two nodes of an electrical circuit * Short (finance), stock trading status * Short film, a cinema… …

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  • 12 Short S.23 — Empire Sho …

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  • 14 Short — Short, n. 1. A summary account. [1913 Webster] The short and the long is, our play is preferred. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran. [1913 Webster] The first remove above bran is… …

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  • 15 Short — Short, adv. In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one s course; to turn short. [1913 Webster] He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language. Howell. [1913 Webster] {To… …

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  • 16 Short S. 23 — Short S.23 Empire Typ …

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  • 17 short on — (something) (and long on (something else)) having too little of one thing and a lot of another. The opposing team was short on athleticism. Her dresses, made of cotton, were short on style and long on wear. Related vocabulary: long on something… …

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  • 18 short — short, shortly adverbs. The roles of these two words are fairly clearly separated. Short usually means ‘before the expected time or place, abruptly’ (We cut short the celebration / They pulled up short), whereas shortly is most often used to mean …

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  • 19 short´en|er — short|en «SHR tuhn», transitive verb. 1. to make shorter; cut off: »to shorten the working day. The new highway shortens the trip. She has had all her dresses shortened. Envy and wrath shorten the life (Ecclesiasticus 30:24). 2. to make seem… …

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  • 20 short|en — «SHR tuhn», transitive verb. 1. to make shorter; cut off: »to shorten the working day. The new highway shortens the trip. She has had all her dresses shortened. Envy and wrath shorten the life (Ecclesiasticus 30:24). 2. to make seem shorter:… …

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