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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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The SJC's statement comes short after the Bulgarian Medical Association declared the budget of the National Insurance Fund (NZOK), which is running a huge deficit, can only cover its expenses until September.
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The credit belongs to the one who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends oneself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if failing, at least fails while daring greatly, so that one's place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
First, Barber comes short of, in Manley's terms, "combining the existing works," relying as he does on easily accessible and often questionable sources.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the 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 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 or defeat.
The Pole comes short looking to join in, he also offers a threat over the top and can also interchange with wide players - in other words he has become the striker Klopp wanted after he saw Van Persie at the Emirates.
Current guidance comes short of our estimate, however we believe management is acting conservative and 4Q will be favorable for diamond market given new stimulus in EU and the US.
Still it comes short from our ambitions considering that several projects and schemes carried out by volunteers have either been damaged or destroyed through vandalism.
Other provisions will require public school students to learn CPR as a graduation requirement, but sponsors of the law said it comes short of requiring public schools to have defibrillators.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face Is marred by dust, sweat, and blood; who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes short again and again.
I think a few teams have sussed it out now," he says of that simple but ruthlessly effective routine as he hides in the box and then comes short for the ball.
This announcement comes short of two weeks after ADAC has announced the closure of this passage, and commenting on this expedited work Eng.