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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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Yonhap said it remains unclear what type of short-range missiles were used on Saturday and Sunday.
A spokesman for Perry, Ken Bacon, said the interim measures could include the deployment of an anti-missile weapon known as the Phalanx, which operates like a machine gun to knock out short-range rockets.
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BOSTON -- Shipments of short range gigabit radios for display links, HDMI cable replacement, streaming multimedia and last hundred meter internet access will reach tens of millions of units per year in 2014, as explored in the report from the Strategy Analytics RF & Wireless Component market research service, "Outlook for Short-Range Gigabit Radio.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda on Monday played down the seriousness of North Korea's reported launch of a short-range missile, telling reporters there is ''nothing special'' to say about the incident.
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