shorts

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • plural noun government stocks which mature in less than five years’ time

Construction

  • Short pieces of lumber. The lengths described as shorts vary widely by species, products, and regions. Generally, a dimension of 12' or less is described as short, while boards of 6' or less are also shorts.

Publishing

  • plural noun books which have not been printed in sufficient quantity.

Travel

  • plural noun short trousers which do not go below the knee
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