shorts

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shorts

[′shȯrts]
(engineering)
Oversize particles held on a screen after sieving the fines through the screen.
(food engineering)
Wheat-husk parts that are finer than bran; used in flour milling.
References in classic literature ?
Glegg did not alter her will in consequence of this letter, and cut off the Tulliver children from their sixth and seventh share in her thousand pounds; for she had her principles.
"And now I'll have blood-poisoning, and the doctors will cut off my finger, and that will give me a fever and I shall die!"
It contains many curious things the chief being that when you cut off my head, if your majesty will turn to the sixth leaf, and read the third line of the left-hand page, my head will answer all the questions you like to ask it."
Post-mark, 'Charing Cross.' Stationer's stamp cut off the inside of the envelope.