one of the two catechisms established by the Westminster Assembly in 1647, used chiefly in Presbyterian churches.
(mainly Presbyterian Church) the more widely used and influential of two catechisms of religious instruction drawn up in 1647
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 […]
- Shortest job first
algorithm A scheduling algorithm used in multitasking operating systems that favours processes with the shortest estimated running time. (1998-04-25)
- Short extensor muscle of big toe
short extensor muscle of big toe n. The medial belly of the short extensor muscle of the toes, whose tendon is inserted into the base of the proximal phalanx of the big toe.
- Short extensor muscle of toes
short extensor muscle of toes n. A muscle with its origin from the dorsal surface of the calcaneus, with insertion by four tendons to those of the long extensor muscle of the toes and by a slip to the base of the proximal phalanx of the big toe, with nerve supply from the deep peroneal […]