a person, as a soldier, who has a short period of time left to serve on a tour of duty.
noun 1. an abridged listing in a catalog or bibliography, giving only such essential information as the author’s name and the book’s title, publisher, and date and place of publication.
noun 1. See under ton1 (def 1). noun 1. a unit of weight, equivalent to 2000 pounds (0.907 metric ton) avoirdupois (short ton) in the U.S. and 2240 pounds (1.016 metric tons) avoirdupois (long ton) in Great Britain. 2. Also called freight ton. a unit of volume for freight that weighs one ton, varying with […]
[shawrt-wey-stid] /ˈʃɔrtˈweɪ stɪd/ adjective 1. of less than average length between the shoulders and waistline; having a high waistline. short-waisted adjective 1. unusually short from the shoulders to the waist
adjective, Mining. 1. pertaining to a means of extracting coal when the working face is about a third the length of the longwall system and mining is done by a continuous cutter rather than by longwall machinery.