eng: short

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means(noun) the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
means(noun) accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
short circuit, short
means(noun) the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
short, shortstop
means(verb) cheat someone by not returning him enough money
short-change, short
means(verb) create a short circuit in
short-circuit, short
means(adjective) primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"
means(adjective) (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
means(adjective) low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
little, short
means(adjective) not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"
short, inadequate, poor
means(adjective) (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory"
short, unretentive, forgetful
means(adjective) not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; "a short sale"; "short in cotton"
means(adjective) of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
means(adjective) less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
scant, short, light
means(adjective) lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
short, myopic, unforesightful, shortsighted
means(adjective) tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
means(adjective) marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
brusque, curt, brusk, short
means(adverb) quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
dead, short, abruptly, suddenly
means(adverb) without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; "he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"
means(adverb) clean across; "the car's axle snapped short"
means(adverb) at some point or distance before a goal is reached; "he fell short of our expectations"
means(adverb) so as to interrupt; "She took him up short before he could continue"
means(adverb) at a disadvantage; "I was caught short"
short, unawares
means(adverb) in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
curtly, shortly, short
meanse/Buy to cover


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