the total amount by which a single seller or all sellers are short in a particular stock or commodity or in the market as a whole.
noun, Insurance. 1. a charge, proportionately higher than the annual rate, made for insurance issued or continued in force by the insured for less than one year.
plural noun 1. a beef cut from the underside of the chest, consisting of five connected ribs. 2. a beef cut from the shoulder, consisting of thick, rectangular slices 2 to 3 inches long.
adjective 1. happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.
adjective, shorter, shortest. 1. having little length; not long. 2. having little height; not tall: a short man. 3. extending or reaching only a little way: a short path. 4. brief in duration; not extensive in time: a short wait. 5. brief or concise, as writing. 6. rudely brief; abrupt; hurting: short behavior. 7. low […]