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korto [kur.tu.] : short (adj.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: corto: short ]

Derivatives of korto

n. (artifact)1. shortthe location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.
~ baseball diamond, infield, diamondthe area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate.
~ parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcelan extended area of land.
n. (artifact)2. short, short circuitaccidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference.
~ circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuitan electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.
~ tangency, contact(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact.; "they forget to solder the contacts"
n. (act)3. short, shortstopthe fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base.
~ position(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player.; "what position does he play?"
~ baseball teama team that plays baseball.
v. (social)4. short, short-changecheat someone by not returning him enough money.
~ bunco, con, defraud, diddle, gip, goldbrick, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, swindle, short-change, victimizedeprive of by deceit.; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
v. (creation)5. short, short-circuitcreate a short circuit in.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
adj. 6. shortprimarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"
~ truncated, abbreviated, shortenedcut short in duration.; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
~ briefof short duration or distance.; "a brief stay in the country"
~ clipped(of speech) having quick short sounds.; "a clipped upper-class accent"
~ fleeting, fugitive, momentaneous, momentarylasting for a markedly brief time.; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
~ short and sweetdealt with very quickly; to the point.; "the conference was short and sweet"; "make your statement short and sweet"
~ short-datedof a gilt-edged security; having less than 5 years to run before redemption.
~ short-rangerelating to the near future.; "a short-range policy"
~ short-run, short-termrelating to or extending over a limited period.; "short-run planning"; "a short-term lease"; "short-term credit"
adj. 7. short(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
~ abbreviated, brief(of clothing) very short.; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"
~ closeused of hair or haircuts.; "a close military haircut"
~ curtal(obsolete) cut short.; "a dog with a curtal tail"
~ shortened, sawed-off, sawn-offcut short.; "a sawed-off shotgun"; "a sawed-off broomstick"; "the shortened rope was easier to use"
~ shortishsomewhat short.
~ short-rangelimited to short distances.; "short-range planes"; "a short-range shot"
~ short-snoutedhaving a snout that is shorter than average.
~ snubunusually short.; "a snub nose"
~ stubbyshort and blunt.; "stubby fingers"; "a stubby pencil"
~ telescoped, shortenedshortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another.; "a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars"; "years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"
~ truncate, truncatedterminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off.; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
adj. 8. little, shortlow in stature; not tall.; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
~ lowliteral meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension.; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow"
~ low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy, chunky, dumpyshort and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature.; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"
~ heavyset, stocky, thickset, compact, thickhaving a short and solid form or stature.; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man"
~ half-lengthrepresenting only the upper half of the body.; "a half-length portrait"
~ pint-size, pint-sized, runty, sawed-off, sawn-offwell below average height.
~ short-stalkedof plants having relatively short stalks.
~ squab, squabbyshort and fat.
adj. 9. inadequate, poor, shortnot sufficient to meet a need.; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"
~ insufficient, deficientof a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement.; "insufficient funds"
adj. 10. forgetful, short, unretentive(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range.; "a short memory"
~ unmindful, forgetful, mindlessnot mindful or attentive.; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"
adj. 11. shortnot holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices.; "a short sale"; "short in cotton"
~ financethe branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets.
adj. 12. shortof speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration.; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"
~ phoneticsthe branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis.
adj. 13. light, scant, shortless than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
~ insufficient, deficientof a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement.; "insufficient funds"
adj. 14. myopic, short, shortsighted, unforesightfullacking foresight or scope.; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
~ improvidentnot provident; not providing for the future.
adj. 15. shorttending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening.; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"
~ breakablecapable of being broken or damaged.; "earthenware pottery is breakable"; "breakable articles should be packed carefully"
adj. 16. brusk, brusque, curt, shortmarked by rude or peremptory shortness.; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
~ discourteousshowing no courtesy; rude.; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
adv. 17. abruptly, dead, short, suddenlyquickly and without warning.; "he stopped suddenly"
adv. 18. shortwithout possessing something at the time it is contractually sold.; "he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"
~ financethe branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets.
adv. 19. shortclean across.; "the car's axle snapped short"
adv. 20. shortat some point or distance before a goal is reached.; "he fell short of our expectations"
adv. 21. shortso as to interrupt.; "She took him up short before he could continue"
adv. 22. short, unawaresat a disadvantage.; "I was caught short"
adv. 23. curtly, short, shortlyin a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner.; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"