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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

References in periodicals archive ?
And, if they're not prepared to make movement, people at the back will end up lumping balls because there's nothing in front of them, apart from people coming short.
If you give your heart and end up coming short, I don't think that's the end of a superstar.
Buchiri had however lost his earlier singles match after coming short in attempting to pocket an easy pink.
Ally was a great scorer, a great character, but he didn't have the attributes other great strikers had - coming short, holding the ball.
As a midfielder it is perfect to play with one striker running long and one coming short.
He offered something different to Shearer and Michael Owen, the big guns, coming short to receive the ball and use his pace.
The new campaign in Ireland, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden and Norway will further raise the profile of the city as the up and coming short break destination for European tourists - and with every visitor spending an average of pounds 400, could generate up to a further pounds 5m in the local economy over the autumn/winter.
He could be helped by midfield players coming short to help him - and that would cut down on the need for a long ball to be fired out from the back as often as it is now.
Apparently, beating consensus earnings estimates but coming short on the top-line counts as a miss these days.
He is playing on the shoulder of people and over the past couple of years you have seen strikers coming short.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused "some Arabs" of interfering in Iraq's internal affairs and seeking a change of the country's political map, noting "the Arab stance towards Iraq is still coming short of the required level".
Most of the Cork and Monaghan players are fed up of coming short.
He wants me to run in behind the opposition's defence, especially with Steven Fletcher and Colin Nish coming short.
Again, as a measure of his desire, the idea of coming short term was no factor at all.
When we go long, people are coming short and when we come short, people are going long.