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Main Entry: 1short
Function: adjective 1: having little length or height : not long or tall 2 a: not long in time : BRIEF <a short delay> b: not great in distance <a short walk> 3: not remembering for long <a short memory> 4: of, relating to, or being one of the vowel sounds \, a, e, i, \ and sometimes \ä\ and \\ 5 a: not coming up to the regular standard or to what is needed <gave short measure> <in short supply> b: not reaching far enough <the throw was short> c: not having enough <short of cash> 6: easily upset <has a short temper> 7: FLAKY 2, crumbly 8: cut down to a brief length <a short tax form> <"doc" is short for "doctor"> - short·ish /-ish/ adjective - in short order: with speed and promptness