in short
phrasal by way of summary ; briefly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In short — Short Short, n. 1. A summary account. [1913 Webster] The short and the long is, our play is preferred. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran. [1913 Webster] The first remove above bran… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in short — See: IN BRIEF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short — See: IN BRIEF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short supply — {adj. phr.} Not enough; in too small a quantity or amount; in less than the amount or number needed. * /The cookies are in short supply, so don t eat them all up./ * /We have five people and only four beds, so the beds are in short supply./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short supply — {adj. phr.} Not enough; in too small a quantity or amount; in less than the amount or number needed. * /The cookies are in short supply, so don t eat them all up./ * /We have five people and only four beds, so the beds are in short supply./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short order — {adv. phr.} Without delay; quickly. * /Johnny got ready in short order after his father said that he could come to the ball game if he was ready in time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short order — {adv. phr.} Without delay; quickly. * /Johnny got ready in short order after his father said that he could come to the ball game if he was ready in time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in short order — phrasal with dispatch ; quickly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Short-term memory — Short term memory, sometimes referred to as primary, working, or active memory, is said to hold a small amount of information for about 20 to 30 seconds.Estimates of short term memory capacity vary – from about 3 or 4 elements (i.e., words,… …   Wikipedia

  • Short Hills, New Jersey — Short Hills is an unincorporated area located within the township of Millburn, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It is a popular commuter town for residents who work in New York City. History Beginnings Originally, the area that would… …   Wikipedia

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