short betydelser och definitioner

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Vad är short?

Vad är short?

  • Having little length; not long.
  • Having little height; not tall.
  • Extending or traveling not far or not far enough: a short toss.
  • Lasting a brief time: a short holiday.
  • Appearing to pass quickly: finished the job in a few short months.
  • Not lengthy; succinct: short and to the point.
  • Rudely brief; abrupt.
  • Easily provoked; irascible.
  • Inadequate; insufficient: oil in short supply; were short on experience.
  • Lacking in length or amount: a board that is short two inches.
  • Lacking in breadth or scope: a short view of the problem.
  • Deficient in retentiveness: a short memory.
  • Not owning the stocks or commodities one is selling in anticipation of a fall in prices.
  • Of or relating to a short sale.
  • Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky: a short pie crust.
  • Not ductile; brittle: short iron.
  • Linguistics Of, relating to, or being a speech sound of relatively brief duration, as the first vowel sound in the Latin word mălus, "evil,” as compared with the same or a similar sound of relatively long duration, as the first vowel sound in the Latin word mālus, "apple tree.”
  • Grammar Of, relating to, or being a vowel sound in English, such as the vowel sound (ă) in pat or (o͝o) in put, that is descended from a vowel of brief duration.
  • Unstressed; unaccented. Used of a syllable in accentual prosody.
  • Being of relatively brief duration. Used of a syllable in quantitative prosody.
  • Slang Close to the end of a tour of military duty.
  • Abruptly; quickly: stop short.
  • In a rude or curt manner.
  • At a point before a given boundary, limit, or goal: a missile that landed short of the target.
  • At a disadvantage: We were caught short by the sudden storm.

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