a short way

a short way

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  • way — n 1 Way, route, course, passage, pass, artery mean, in common, a track or path traversed in going from one place to another. Way is general and inclusive of any track or path; it can specifically signify a thoroughfare especially in combinations… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • short — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. brief, concise, curt; deficient, failing; compact, stubby. See insufficiency, shortness, littleness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not long in space] Syn. low, skimpy, slight, not tall, not long,… …   English dictionary for students

  • way — noun 1) a way of reducing the damage Syn: method, process, procedure, technique, system; plan, strategy, scheme; means, mechanism, approach 2) she kissed him in her brisk way Syn: ma …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • way — noun 1) a way of reducing the damage Syn: method, process, procedure, technique, system, plan, strategy, scheme, means, mechanism, approach 2) she kissed him in her brisk way Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • short grain — adjective : having the machine direction running the short way of the sheet short grain paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • short story — short story, adj. a piece of prose fiction, usually under 10,000 words. [1885 90] * * * Brief fictional prose narrative. It usually presents a single significant episode or scene involving a limited number of characters. The form encourages… …   Universalium

  • Short message service — (SMS) is a communications protocol allowing the interchange of short text messages between mobile telephone devices. SMS text messaging is the most widely used data application on the planet, with 2.4 billion active users, or 74% of all mobile… …   Wikipedia

  • short|cut — short cut, or short|cut «SHRT KUHT», noun. 1. a less distant or quicker way between two places. 2. Figurative. a quick or quicker way: »There are no short cuts to wisdom and learning. short cut «SHRT KUHT», verb, cut, cut| …   Useful english dictionary

  • short cut — also short cut [ US ˈ. .] n 1.) a quicker and more direct way of getting somewhere than the usual one ▪ Carlos decided to take a short cut home. ▪ We were late for the game, but found a short cut through the fields. 2.) a quicker way of doing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short cut — UK / US or shortcut UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tˌkʌt] / US [ˈʃɔrtˌkʌt] noun [countable] Word forms short cut : singular short cut plural short cuts 1) a path or route that is quicker and shorter than the usual way 2) a way of saving time or effort in doing… …   English dictionary

  • Short-term memory — Short term memory, sometimes referred to as primary, working, or active memory, is said to hold a small amount of information for about 20 to 30 seconds.Estimates of short term memory capacity vary – from about 3 or 4 elements (i.e., words,… …   Wikipedia


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