Shortener \Short"en*er\, n. One who, or that which, shortens. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shortener — noun any agent that shortens alcohol is a great shortener of life • Derivationally related forms: ↑shorten • Hypernyms: ↑agent …   Useful english dictionary

  • shortener — noun see shorten …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shortener — See shorten. * * * …   Universalium

  • shortener — noun One who, or that which, shortens …   Wiktionary

  • shortener — n. one who makes short, abbreviator, one who truncates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shortener — short·en·er …   English syllables

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  • URL shortening — For information about human generated short URLs on Wikipedia, see WP:WP and mw:Manual:Short URL. URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) may be made substantially shorter in length and still… …   Wikipedia

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