a deficiency in quantity:
a shortage of cash.
the amount of such deficiency.
a deficiency or lack in the amount needed, expected, or due; deficit
A condition that exists when demand exceeds supply because of a lack of equilibrium in a market. If a price is artificially low, buyers want to buy more of a good than sellers are willing to sell. (Compare surplus.)
adjective pertaining to a blow from an arm partly recoiled or generating from the elbow
- Short bill
noun 1. 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