Translation of "short" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (TIME) 時間 uk us /ʃɔːt/ US  /ʃɔːrt/

being an amount of time which is less than average or usual

a short film/visit 短片/短暫的訪問
He's grown so much in such a short time. 他在如此短的時間裡長高了這麽多。
I work much better if I take a short break every hour or so. 如果每小時我都休息一小會兒,我的工作效率會高很多。

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. 這是一本篇幅很短的書——你一個小時就能讀完。
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 (TIME)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)