- short cut, or short|cut «SHRT KUHT», noun.1. a less distant or quicker way between two places.2. Figurative. a quick or quicker way: »
There are no short cuts to wisdom and learning.–v.i.to use a short cut.–v.t.to avoid by using a short cut: »
to short-cut a city. One reason for short-cutting the legal order…is the unwillingness some judges are showing now to sign such orders (New York Times).
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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short cut — short cuts also short cut, shortcut 1) N COUNT A short cut is a quicker way of getting somewhere than the usual route. I tried to take a short cut and got lost. 2) N COUNT: oft N to n A short cut is a method of achieving something more quickly or … English dictionary
short cut — also short cut [ US ˈ. .] n 1.) a quicker and more direct way of getting somewhere than the usual one ▪ Carlos decided to take a short cut home. ▪ We were late for the game, but found a short cut through the fields. 2.) a quicker way of doing… … Dictionary of contemporary English
short cut — UK / US or shortcut UK [ˈʃɔː(r)tˌkʌt] / US [ˈʃɔrtˌkʌt] noun [countable] Word forms short cut : singular short cut plural short cuts 1) a path or route that is quicker and shorter than the usual way 2) a way of saving time or effort in doing… … English dictionary
short-cut — short cutter, n. /shawrt kut /, v., short cut, short cutting. v.t. 1. to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut. v.i. 2. to use or take a shortcut. [1560 70] * * * … Universalium
short cut — ► NOUN 1) an alternative route that is shorter than the one usually taken. 2) an accelerated but somewhat irregular way of doing something … English terms dictionary
short cut — noun VERB + SHORT CUT ▪ be ▪ take ▪ use sth as ▪ provide (often figurative) ▪ Each saint was depicted with his or her symbols, which provided a short cut to recognition … Collocations dictionary
short cut — noun (C) 1 a quicker, more direct way of going somewhere than the usual one: We were late for the game, but found a short cut through the fields. | take a short cut: Carlos decided to take a short cut home. 2 a quicker way of doing something (+… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
short-cut — see short cut … English dictionary
short cut — a shorter path, a quicker method, quick and dirty To become an actor, you learn the skills and work very hard. There are no short cuts … English idioms
Short cut — Als Tastenkombination (auch Tastaturkombination, Tastaturbefehl, Tastenkürzel, Tastensequenz, Hotkey, Shortcut) bezeichnet man das gleichzeitige oder aufeinanderfolgende Drücken mehrerer Tasten auf Computertastaturen in einer bestimmten… … Deutsch Wikipedia