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Synonyms for short

not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

without any warning

without adequate preparation

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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

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create a short circuit in

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primarily temporal sense

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(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

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low in stature

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not sufficient to meet a need

(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range

not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices

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of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration

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less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

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lacking foresight or scope

tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

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marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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quickly and without warning

without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

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at a disadvantage

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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

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The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
The credit belongs to the person who is actually in the arena; whose face is actually marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows great enthusiasm and great devotions, whose life is spent in a worthy cause; who, at best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and at worst, if failure wins out, it at least wins with greatness, so that this person's place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Even here, our diplomacy comes short in covering the extra miles that would work to our benefit.
The man or woman "whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again because there is no effort without error and shortcoming.
He comes short of proposing that the publishers rather than the opera houses were the main forces behind public tastes.
comes Short Gate Technology for hot-runner PET preform molds on one-stage injection stretch-blow machines.
The coverage on single employer plans comes short depth-wise at 23 pages, with most of those footnotes.
Fowler often comes short for the ball while the midfield like to play Michael in over the top.
As a text that comes short in the qualifies of texture and materiality that most American readers expect from Spanish American fiction, Requiem por un suicida, a novel by the Mexican journalist and university professor Rene Aviles Fabila, is perforce a perplexing piece of writing.
Here we see the first steps in an article by Vladimir Shkredov, who while admitting the need to have property rights comes short of accepting wholesale private ownership.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows achievement and who at the worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat".
Canvas Turbo, despite boasting 2GB, once again comes short against the Galaxy S4, as the former packs a non-expandable 16GB memory, whereas Samsung device boasts 2GB RAM and 16GB storage onboard, with microSD card slot giving users the option of memory expansion up to 64GB.