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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. short: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. short: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. short: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. short: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. short: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. short, short, short, short: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Short, short: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. short, short-: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Short: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. short: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. short: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. short: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. short, short (or short position), the short: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. short (adj.), short (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. short: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. short: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. short: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Short (finance), Short (surname), Short: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Short: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. short: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. short: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. short, short (m): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. short: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Short: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. short: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. short: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. short: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Short, short: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. short: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. short: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Short: Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]
  2. short: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (19 matching dictionaries)
  1. Short: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. short: Webster's New World Finance & Investment Dictionary [home, info]
  3. short: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  4. SHORT: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  5. short: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Short: bizterms.net [home, info]
  7. Short: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  8. Short: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  9. Short: Harvey Financial [home, info]
  10. Short: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  11. Short: Futures and Options Market Terminology [home, info]
  12. Short: Inflation Glossary [home, info]
  13. Short: Investopedia [home, info]
  14. Short: Comprehensive Financial [home, info]
  15. Short: Securities Terminology [home, info]
  16. Short (disambiguation), short: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  17. Short (disambiguation), Short (finance), Short: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  18. short: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  19. Short: WashingtonPost.com: Business [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Short (disambiguation), short: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. short: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Short (finance), short: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHORT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. SHORT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. short: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Short: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]
  2. Short: 1960's Slang [home, info]
  3. Short: A Seattle Lexicon [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Short: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHORT: Metal Terminology [home, info]
  2. Short: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. short, short, short, short, short: Glossary of Agricultural Terms, Programs and Laws [home, info]
  4. short: Printed Circuit Design and Manufacturing Glossary [home, info]
  5. Short: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  6. Short: Wine Taster's Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (short)

noun:  the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
noun:  the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between 2nd and 3rd base
noun:  accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
verb:  cheat someone by not returning him enough money
verb:  create a short-circuit in
adjective:  primarily spatial sense; having little length or lacking in length ("Short skirts")
adjective:  primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration ("A short life")
adjective:  of speech sounds (especially vowels) of relatively short duration (as e.g. the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt')
adjective:  not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices ("A short sale")
adjective:  unwilling to endure ("She was short with the slower students")
adjective:  lacking foresight or scope ("A short view of the problem")
adjective:  (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range ("A short memory")
adjective:  used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively brief duration
adjective:  low in stature; not tall ("His was short and stocky")
adjective:  containing a large amount of shortening; therefore tender and easy to crumble or break into flakes ("Shortbread is a short crumbly cookie")
adjective:  most direct ("Took the shortest and most direct route to town")
adjective:  not sufficient to meet a need ("Money is short")
adjective:  less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so ("Regularly gives short weight")
adjective:  quickly aroused to anger
adverb:  tightly ("She caught him up short on his lapel")
adverb:  at a disadvantage ("I was caught short")
adverb:  so as to interrupt ("She took him up short before he could continue")
adverb:  at some point or distance before a goal is reached ("He fell short of our expectations")
adverb:  clean across ("The car's axle snapped short")
adverb:  without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold ("He made his fortune by selling short just before the crash")
adverb:  in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner ("He talked short with everyone")
adverb:  quickly and without warning
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 4761 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #550)

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