a basic type of pastry that is made with half the quantity of fat to flour, and has a crisp but crumbly texture Also called short pastry
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noun 1. a shorter or quicker way. 2. a method, procedure, policy, etc., that reduces the time or energy needed to accomplish something. 3. Computers. a link to a software application, file, or website, usually represented as a graphical icon that can be clicked on to quickly access or open it: You can create a […]
verb (used with object), short-cut, short-cutting. 1. to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut. verb (used without object), short-cut, short-cutting. 2. to use or take a shortcut.
adjective 1. (of a gilt-edged security) having less than five years to run before redemption Compare medium-dated, long-dated
- Short-day plant
short-day plant A plant that flowers only after being exposed to light periods shorter than a certain critical length, as in early spring or fall. Chrysanthemums and strawberries are short-day plants. Compare day-neutral plant, long-day plant. See more at photoperiodism.