Definisi 'short'

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adjective
1 primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration Terjemahkan
Example:
a short life
a short flight
a short holiday
a short story
only a few short months
source: wordnet30

2 (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length Terjemahkan
Example:
short skirts
short hair
the board was a foot short
a short toss
source: wordnet30

3 low in stature; not tall Terjemahkan
Example:
he was short and stocky
short in stature
a short smokestack
a little man
source: wordnet30

4 (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range Terjemahkan
Example:
a short memory
source: wordnet30

5 not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices Terjemahkan
Example:
a short sale
short in cotton
source: wordnet30

6 of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration Terjemahkan
Example:
the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short
source: wordnet30

7 Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

adjective satellite
8 not sufficient to meet a need Terjemahkan
Example:
an inadequate income
a poor salary
money is short
on short rations
food is in short supply
short on experience
source: wordnet30

9 less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so Terjemahkan
Example:
a light pound
a scant cup of sugar
regularly gives short weight
source: wordnet30

10 lacking foresight or scope Terjemahkan
Example:
a short view of the problem
shortsighted policies
shortsighted critics derided the plan
myopic thinking
source: wordnet30

11 tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening Terjemahkan
Example:
shortbread is a short crumbly cookie
a short flaky pie crust
source: wordnet30

12 marked by rude or peremptory shortness Terjemahkan
Example:
try to cultivate a less brusque manner
a curt reply
the salesgirl was very short with him
source: wordnet30

adverb
13 quickly and without warning Terjemahkan
Example:
he stopped suddenly
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14 without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold Terjemahkan
Example:
he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash
source: wordnet30

15 clean across Terjemahkan
Example:
the car's axle snapped short
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16 at some point or distance before a goal is reached Terjemahkan
Example:
he fell short of our expectations
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17 so as to interrupt Terjemahkan
Example:
She took him up short before he could continue
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18 at a disadvantage Terjemahkan
Example:
I was caught short
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19 in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner Terjemahkan
Example:
he told me curtly to get on with it
he talked short with everyone
he said shortly that he didn't like it
source: wordnet30

20 In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

noun
21 the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

22 accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

23 the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

24 A summary account. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
25 cheat someone by not returning him enough money Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

26 create a short circuit in Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

27 To shorten. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

28 To fail; to decrease. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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