primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration
(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
low in stature; not tall
not sufficient to meet a need
(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices
of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
lacking foresight or scope
tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening
marked by rude or peremptory shortness
- Which river is the shortest among them?
- We will answer you in our shortest time.