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short

1. Prosody
a. denoting a vowel that is phonetically short or a syllable containing such a vowel. In classical verse short vowels are followed by one consonant only or sometimes one consonant plus a following l or r
b. (of a vowel or syllable in verse that is not quantitative) not carrying emphasis or accent; unstressed
2. (of a drink of spirits) undiluted; neat
3. a drink of spirits as opposed to a long drink such as beer
4. Phonetics Prosody a short vowel or syllable
5. a short film, usually of a factual nature

short

[shȯrt]
(electricity)
(engineering)
In plastics injection molding, the failure to fill the mold completely. Also known as short shot.
(ordnance)
A bomb or projectile hit short of the target.

short

1. Said of a piece of building material not up to specified length.

short

In programming, an integer variable. In C, a short is two bytes and can be signed (-32K to +32K) or unsigned (64K). Contrast with long.
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St Helens hooker | |James Roby (main picture) and Warrington Wolves prop Chris Hill (left) are on the final four short-list for the Steve Prescott Man of Steel award PAUL CURRIE
In the short-list for the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year, last year's winner Stafanie Taylor is joined by New Zealand captain Suzie Bates, Australia's Meg Lanning, South Africa's Dane van Niekerk and the England pair of Charlotte Edwards and Anya Shrubsole.
The history group, which formed recently, would love to hear from anyone who lived and worked at any of the buildings on the short-list.
The 50 people on the short-list, whittled down from 34,000 hopefuls, include Ben Southall, a charity fundraiser from Petersfield, Hampshire; Sarah Louise Lane, a writer and photographer from Angel in north London; Holly Smale, a writer from Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire; and Douglas Stidolph, studying entrepreneurship, from Guildford, Surrey.
Chelsea were also represented in the short-list for the Young Player of the Year Award, with their dazzling 21-year-old Dutch winger Arjen Robben nominated.
But they broke that silence yesterday to categorically deny talk that Houllier had offered his services to Wales and was on an FAW short-list.
I have not got the job and was not accepted for the short-list,' confirmed Clark, speaking from Canada.
The full short-list for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2003 includes Tom Bower - Broken Dreams (Pocket Books); Tom Callahan - In Search Of Tiger (Mainstream); David Frith - Bodyline Autopsy (Aurum Press); Simon Kuper - Ajax: The Dutch, The War (Orion); David Thomas - Foul Play (Bantam Press); Bob Wilson - Behind The Network: My Autobiography (Hodder & Stoughton).
Thus, according to those sources, the short-list could also include Denver and Boston, which are said to be still in the running: Denver because DNC co-chairman Roy Romer is governor of Colorado, and Boston because DNC co-chairman Steve Grossman is from Massachusetts.
He said first they would short-list both male and female athletes during a daylong trials and later on the short-listed probables would be sent to Islamabad for the final trials to be held on March 8, 2014 at Jinnah Sports Complex.
Meanwhile, in the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year short-list, ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year 2011, Stafanie Taylor, is short-listed alongside fellow West Indian Anisa Mohammed, as well as England pair of Sarah Taylor and Lydia Greenway.
THE search for the new England manager has come down to a short-list of three or four candidates, the FA's board will be told today.