Chinese (Traditional) translation of “short”
short adjective (TIME)
› being an amount of time which is less than average or usual
a short film/visit
He's grown so much in such a short time.
I work much better if I take a short break every hour or so.
Short in timeTemporary › describes books, letters and other examples of writing that do not contain many words and do not take much time to read
It's a very short book - you'll read it in an hour.
Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive shortness /ˈʃɔːt.nəs/
/ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [U]
› shortness of time
The disease may cause sweating, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath (= difficulties in breathing).
Breathing and stopping breathingShort in timeTemporaryWeighing and measuringLow, short and shallowWeighing and measuring