living or lasting only a little while.
living or lasting only for a short time
adverb 1. in a short time; soon. 2. briefly; concisely. 3. curtly; rudely. adverb 1. in a short time; soon 2. in a few words; briefly 3. in a curt or rude manner
- Short message service
messaging (SMS) A message service offered by the GSM digital cellular telephone system. Using SMS, a short alphanumeric message (160 alphanumeric characters) can be sent to a mobile phone to be displayed there, much like in an alphanumeric pager system. The message is buffered by the GSM network until the phone becomes active. (1996-02-18)
- Short money
noun 1. (in Britain) the annual payment made to Opposition parties in the House of Commons to help them pay for certain services necessary to the carrying out of their parliamentary duties; established in 1975 Compare Cranborne money
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 […]