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shortshort4 (also short out) verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 TEEto short-circuit, or make something do this 🔊 The toaster shorted and caused a fire.→ See Verb table
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shortCustomers were being shorted about two ounces per glass of beer.The fire was caused by a toaster that shorted out.