Definition of Shorteners

1. Noun. (plural of shortener) ¹



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Definition of Shorteners

1. shortener [n] - See also: shortener

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shorteners

shortcodes
shortcoming
shortcomings
shortcrust
shortcrust pastry
shortcut
shortcut key
shortcut keys
shortcuts
shortcutting
shorted
shorten
shortenable
shortened
shortener
shorteners
shortening
shortening reaction
shortenings
shortens
shorter
shorter-lived
shorter-term
shortest
shortest-lived
shortest-term
shortfall
shortfalling
shortfallings
shortfalls

Literary usage of Shorteners

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Architectural Pottery: Bricks, Tiles, Pipes, Enamelled Terra-cottas by Léon Lefêvre (1900)
"When pulverised these substances form excellent shorteners; they are, ... The machines used to pulverise these substances for use as shorteners vary ..."

2. Architectural Pottery: Bricks, Tiles, Pipes, Enamelled Terra-cottas by Léon Lefêvre (1900)
"When pulverised these substances form excellent shorteners; they are, ... The machines used to pulverise these substances for use as shorteners vary ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"In organic hemiplegia, the weak leg is held straight and swung forward and lateralward in a curve (scythe movement), since the weakening of the shorteners ..."

4. A Grammar of the English Language: in a series of letters. Intended for the by William Cobbett (1818)
"Many of these verbs, by being very difficult to contract, have, as in the case of to kang, to swing, and the like, reduced the shorteners to the necessity ..."

5. A Grammar of the English Language, in a Series of Letters: Intended for the ...by William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1835)
"Many of these verbs, by being very difficult to contract, have, as in the case of to hang, to swing, and the like, reduced the shorteners to the necessity ..."

6. A Grammar of the English Language, in a Series of Letters: Intended for the by William Cobbett (1832)
"Many of these verbs, by being very difficult to contract, have, as in the case of to hang, to swing, and the like, reduced the shorteners to the necessity ..."

7. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"The spiral stairs, winding screw-like up in a narrow cylindrical space, are life shorteners. These stairs save space and destroy life, and are quite common ..."

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