Translation of "short" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

short

adjective (DISTANCE) 距離 uk us /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. 她的頭髮比過去短多了。
It's only a short walk to the station. 去車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。

describes a name that is used as a shorter form of a name

(名字)簡稱的,縮略的
Her name's Jo - it's short for Josephine. 她名叫喬,是約瑟芬的簡稱。
Her name's Josephine, or Jo for short. 她名叫約瑟芬,或簡稱爲喬。
shortness uk us /ˈʃɔːt.nəs/ US  /ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [ U ]

shortness of time 時間的短暫
The disease may cause sweating, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath (= difficulties in breathing). 該疾病可能引起發冷汗、噁心、嘔吐以及呼吸困難。

(Translation of “short adjective (DISTANCE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)