A scheduling algorithm used in multitasking operating systems that favours processes with the shortest estimated running time.
- 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 […]
- Short eyes
noun 1. the quantity or extent by which something falls short; deficiency; shortage. 2. the act or fact of falling short. noun 1. failure to meet a goal or a requirement 2. the amount of such a failure; deficiency: a shortfall of £30m