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short, short position
n. an investment position in which an investor must deliver securities or commodities in the future; "Short positions are profitable when prices are expected to fall."
short, shortstop
n. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
short
n. the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
short circuit, short
n. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
short circuit, short
n. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
short
n. an integer variable. In C, it has the value of two bytes and can be signed (-32K to +32K) or unsigned (64K)
short bill of exchange, short
n. a bill of exchange payable after a short period
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short-circuit, short
v. create a short circuit in
short-change, short
v. cheat someone by not returning him enough money
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dead, short, suddenly, abruptly
adv. quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"
shortly, short, curtly
adv. in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
unawares, short
adv. at a disadvantage; "I was caught short"
short
adv. so as to interrupt; "She took him up short before he could continue"
short
adv. at some point or distance before a goal is reached; "he fell short of our expectations"
short
adv. clean across; "the car's axle snapped short"
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short, curt, brusk, brusque
adj. marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
scant, short
adj. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
short
adj. (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
short
adj. of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
unforesightful, myopic, shortsighted, short
adj. lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
unretentive, short, forgetful
adj. (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory"
short
adj. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
clipped, short
adj. music: staccato notes
short
adj. (prosody) used of vowels or syllables
scant, short, light
adj. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
little, short
adj. low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
crumbly, short
adj. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
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short selling, short sale
n. sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
wanting, lacking, deficient
adj. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
scrimpy, meagerly, stingy, meagre, meager
adj. deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"
bare, spare, scanty
adj. lacking in amplitude or quantity; "a bare livelihood"; "a scanty harvest"; "a spare diet"
thin, sparse
adj. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
sententious
adj. abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
unceremonious
adj. without due formalities; "unceremonious dismissal from office"
rude, uncivil
adj. lacking civility or good manners; "want nothing from you but to get away from your uncivil tongue"- Willa Cather
point-blank
adj. close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
point-blank
adj. close enough to go straight to the target; "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"
heavy-handed, roughshod
adj. unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"
ill-humoured, ill-humored, gruff, curmudgeonly, crusty
adj. brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply"
churlish
adj. having a bad disposition; surly; "churlish as a bear"- Shakespeare
sharp, precipitous, abrupt
adj. extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
flyspeck, tiny, petite, midget, lilliputian, diminutive, bantam
adj. very small; "diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
dwarfish
adj. atypically small; "dwarf tree"; "dwarf star"
acerb, vitriolic, virulent, sulphurous, sulfurous, caustic, blistering, bitter, acrid, acid, acerbic
adj. harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"; "a vitriolic critique"
sarcastic
adj. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
insubstantial, slight
adj. having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
quick, quickly, promptly
adv. with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
small
adv. on a small scale; "think small"
Investment
n. [the practice of laying out money in something in order to make profit]
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abridged
adj. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version"
unceremonious
adj. without due formalities; "unceremonious dismissal from office"
ungallant, unchivalrous, caddish
adj. offensively discourteous
floaty, buoyant
adj. tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas; "buoyant balloons"; "buoyant balsawood boats"; "a floaty scarf"
chiffon
adj. of pastry: having a light delicate texture achieved by whipping or adding whipped egg whites: "lemon chiffon pie"
calorie-free, low-cal, lite, light
adj. having relatively few calories; "diet cola"; "light (or lite) beer"; "lite (or light) mayonnaise"; "a low-cal diet"
featherlike, feathery
adj. resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers; "feathery palm trees"
lightweight
adj. having no importance or influence; "a lightweight intellect"
low-density
adj. having low relative density or specific gravity
weightless
adj. having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light; "floating freely in a weightless condition"; "a baby bat...fluffy and weightless as a moth"; "jackets made of a weightless polyester fabric"
little, small
adj. limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"
prodigal
adj. marked by rash extravagance; "led a prodigal life"
thriftless
adj. careless of the future
unforethoughtful
adj. lacking forethought
disconnected, abrupt
adj. marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
feminine
adj. (music or poetry) ending on an unaccented beat or syllable; "a feminine ending"
weak, light, unaccented
adj. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"; "a weak stress on the second syllable"
unemphatic
adj. not emphasized
low, depleted
adj. no longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted"
lean
adj. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
skimpy, lean
adj. containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance"
scarce
adj. not enough; hard to find; "meat was scarce during the war"
shy
adj. short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen"
cuttable, chewable
adj. easy to cut or chew
crisp, crispy
adj. tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
flakey, flaky
adj. made of or easily forming flakes
tenderised, tenderized
adj. made tender as by marinating or pounding; "tenderized meat"
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big, large
adj. above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
sizeable, sizable, ample
adj. fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions"
long
adj. primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
long
adj. (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
retentive
adj. having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water; "soils retentive of moisture"
sufficient
adj. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food"
tall
adj. great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships"
long
n. an integer variable. In C, it has the value of four bytes and can be signed (-2G to +2G) or unsigned (4G)
short
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    12
  • Verbs
    4
  • Adverbs
    12
  • Adjectives
    26
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    63
  • Synonyms
    44
  • Antonyms
    11