SHORT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Short-circuit Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance.


Synonyms:
Short,

• Short-handed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Short of, or lacking the regular number of, servants or helpers.


Synonyms:
Undermanned,

• Short-jointed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having short intervals between the joints; -- said of a plant or an animal, especially of a horse whose pastern is too short.


• Short-wited Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having little wit; not wise; having scanty intellect or judgment.


• Shortclothes Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Coverings for the legs of men or boys, consisting of trousers which reach only to the knees, -- worn with long stockings.


• Shortening Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shorten
  2. (n.) The act of making or becoming short or shorter.
  3. (n.) That which renders pastry short or friable, as butter, lard, etc.


• Short-lived Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Not living or lasting long; being of short continuance; as, a short-lived race of beings; short-lived pleasure; short-lived passion.


Synonyms:
Ephemeral, Fugacious, Passing, Transient, Transitory,

• Shortcoming Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The failure of a crop, or the like.
  2. (n.) Neglect of, or failure in, performance of duty.
  3. (n.) The act of falling, or coming short


Synonyms:
Defect,

• Shortage Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Amount or extent of deficiency, as determined by some requirement or standard; as, a shortage in money accounts.


Synonyms:
Dearth, Deficit, Famine,

• Shorthand Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A compendious and rapid method or writing by substituting characters, abbreviations, or symbols, for letters, words, etc.; short writing; stenography. See Illust. under Phonography.


Synonyms:
Stenography,

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