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the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
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"
(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length;
"the board was a foot short"
"a short toss"
low in stature; not tall;
"he was short and stocky"
"short in stature"
"a short smokestack"
"a little man"
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"
(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range;
"a short memory"
not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices;
"a short sale"
"short in cotton"
of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration;
"the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so;
"a light pound"
"a scant cup of sugar"
"regularly gives short weight"
lacking foresight or scope;
"a short view of the problem"
"shortsighted critics derided the plan"
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"
marked by rude or peremptory shortness;
"try to cultivate a less brusque manner"
"a curt reply"
"the salesgirl was very short with him"
quickly and without warning;
"he stopped suddenly"
without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold;
"he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"
"the car's axle snapped short"
at some point or distance before a goal is reached;
"he fell short of our expectations"
so as to interrupt;
"She took him up short before he could continue"
at a disadvantage;
"I was caught short"
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"
cheat someone by not returning him enough money
create a short circuit in
shortage n. 不足，缺点;缺少;缺少量;不足额;
shortbread n. 用面粉，奶油和糖掺合做成的脆饼;
shortcake n. 脆饼的一种;
shortchange vt. （找钱时故意）少找零头，欺骗;
shortcoming n. 短处，缺点;
shortcut n. 捷径，近路;被切短的东西;
shorten vt.& vi. 缩短，变短;
shortening n. 缩针，简写;酥油/雪白奶油; v. 弄短，缩短( shorten的现在分词 );
shortfall n. 缺少;不足之数;亏空;
shorthair n. （身材细长的）短毛猫;
shorthand n. 速记;速记法;简略的表达方式;
shorthorn n. 短角牛;<美俚>刚到边远地区的人;新来的人;新手;
shortia n. 岩扇，杖草叶岩扇;
shortie n. 矮子，特别短的东西（尤指衣，裤）;
shortlist vt. <英>供最后挑选（或考虑）用的候选人名单;
shortly adv. 立刻，马上;简单地，扼要地;唐突地，简慢地;在即;
shortsighted adj. 没有远见的;目光浅近;
shortstop n. 游击，速显液;
shortwave n. 短波;
shorty n. 矮子，特别短的东西（尤指衣，裤）;
ultrashort adj. 超短波的，极短的;特短;
Short adj. 短的，短暂的;矮的;短缺的;短期的; adv. 突然;唐突地;简短地;横贯地; n. 短裤;短路;缺乏; vt. 故意少给…的零头，骗取; vi. 短路;
short-short n. 超短篇，小小说;
short short story 超短篇小说;
short residuum 脆残油，真空（塔）蒸馏残渣，浓缩残油;
short temper n. 急性子，脾气暴躁;
short shipment 短卸，短货，装载不足;
short exchange 短期汇兑;
short arc 短弧;
short sea 三角浪，短浪，近海;
short weight n. 重量不足，分量不够，缺斤短两;
short shoot 短茎，短枝;
vaccine short [医] 菌苗疗法， 疫苗疗法;
short fissure [医]短裂，水平裂;
waveguide short 波导短路;
short annealing 快速退火;
short bills 近期国库券;
short precision 短精度;
short run 短期（指企业无法改变生产规模的较短期限）;浇不足;
short title 短标题;
short infrared 短波红外线，短波红外区;