noun, Chiefly Southern and Midland U.S.
- Short-tailed shearwater
[shawrt-teyld] /ˈʃɔrtˌteɪld/ noun 1. See under mutton bird. noun 1. any of several long-winged seabirds, often used as food, especially Puffinus tenuirostris (short-tailed shearwater) of Australia and Puffinus griseus (sooty shearwater) which breeds in the Southern Hemisphere and winters in the Northern Hemisphere. short-tailed shearwater noun 1. (Austral) a large Australian shearwater that migrates to […]
[shawrt-tem-perd] /ˈʃɔrtˈtɛm pərd/ adjective 1. having a quick, hasty temper; irascible. short-tempered adjective 1. easily moved to anger; irascible
adjective 1. covering or applying to a relatively short period of time. 2. maturing over a relatively short period of time: a short-term loan. 3. (of profit, loss, interest, etc.) of or relating to a short term, especially one year or less. adjective 1. of, for, or extending over a limited period 2. (finance) extending […]
- Short-term exposure limit
short-term exposure limit n. The maximum concentration of a chemical to which workers may be exposed continuously for up to 15 minutes without danger to health or work efficiency and safety.