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short

adjective (DISTANCE) 距离     /ʃɔːt/ US  /ʃɔːrt/
small in length, distance or height 短的;矮的 a short skirt 短裙 Her hair is much shorter than it used to be. 她的头发比过去短多了。 It's only a short walk to the station. 去车站只需走很短一段路程。 I'm quite short but my brother's very tall. 我很矮,可我弟弟很高。 Low, short and shallow
describes a name that is used as a shorter form of a name (名字)简称的,缩略的 Her name's Jo - it's short for Josephine. 她名叫乔,是约瑟芬的简称。 Her name's Josephine, or Jo for short. 她名叫约瑟芬,或简称为乔。 Low, short and shallow
shortness     /ˈʃɔːt.nəs/ US  /ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [U]
shortness of time 时间的短暂 The disease may cause sweating, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath (= difficulties in breathing). 该疾病可能引起出冷汗、恶心、呕吐以及呼吸困难。 Breathing and stopping breathingShort in timeTemporaryWeighing and measuringLow, short and shallowWeighing and measuring
(Definition of short adjective (DISTANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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