a bill of exchange that is payable at sight, on demand, or within less than ten days
- Short-billed marsh wren
[shawrt-bild, -bild] /ˈʃɔrtˌbɪld, -ˈbɪld/ noun 1. sedge wren.
noun 1. a butter cookie commonly made in thick, pie-shaped wheels or rolled and cut in fancy shapes. noun 1. a rich crumbly biscuit made from dough with a large proportion of butter
- Short card
hardware A half-length IBM PC expansion card or adaptor that will fit in one of the two short slots located toward the right rear of a standard chassis (tucked behind the floppy disk drives). See also: tall card. [What bus?] [Jargon File] (1998-07-08)
verb (used with object), shortchanged, shortchanging. 1. to give less than the correct change to. 2. to deal with unfairly or dishonestly, especially to cheat.