Short

Technology / Programming / Short: A short is a datatype that represent a small int, using 2 bytes instead of 4 like a c++ or java int. Shorts are useful for calculations that need to be extremely fast where you know that your data value will never exceed the range of two bytes. Short is signed by default, but can also be declared as unsigned.
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Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
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Short Sale

Business / Finance / Short Sale: Number of shares of a security that investors have sold short divided by average daily volume of the security (measured over 30 days or 90 days). There are various interpretations of this ratio. When MORE

Short-Term Disability

Health / Health Insurance / Short-Term Disability: An injury or illness that keeps a person from working for a short time. The definition of short-term disability (and the time period over which coverage extends) differs among insurance companies and MORE

Short Message Service (SMS)

Technology / Cell Phones / Short Message Service (SMS): The transmission of short alphanumeric text-messages to and from a mobile phone, fax machine and-or IP address. Messages must be no longer than 160 alphanumeric characters and contain no images or gra MORE