short peroneal muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the lower two thirds of the lateral surface of the fibula, with insertion into the base of the fifth metatarsal bone, with nerve supply from the peroneal nerve, and whose action everts the foot. Also called short fibular muscle.
noun, Finance. 1. short interest. short interest noun, Finance. 1. the total amount by which a single seller or all sellers are short in a particular stock or commodity or in the market as a whole.
noun, Insurance. 1. a charge, proportionately higher than the annual rate, made for insurance issued or continued in force by the insured for less than one year.
plural noun 1. a beef cut from the underside of the chest, consisting of five connected ribs. 2. a beef cut from the shoulder, consisting of thick, rectangular slices 2 to 3 inches long.
adjective 1. happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.