Short Ton

Business / Agriculture / Short Ton: Two thousand pounds. By contrast, a long ton equals 2,240 pounds. A metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds.

Other Words for Short

Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
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Metric Ton

Business / Agriculture / Metric Ton: Usually abbreviated mt. Or MT, a metric ton is 2,204.62 pounds, compared to a short ton of 2,000 pounds. Generally, international agricultural trade data are cited in metric tons. MORE

Long Ton

Business / Agriculture / Long Ton: A measure of weight equal to 2,240 pounds. By contrast, a short ton is 2,000 pounds: a metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds. MORE

Short Iron

Entertainment / Golf / Short Iron: Any of the more lofted, shorter-shafted irons (usually considered the 8 through all wedges) MORE

Short Interest Theory

Business / Finance / Short Interest Theory: Total number of shares of a security that investors have sold short and that have not been repurchased to close out the short position. Usually, investors sell short to profit from price declines. As MORE

Short Message Service (SMS)

Technology / Cell Phones / Short Message Service (SMS): The transmission of short alphanumeric text-messages to and from a mobile phone, fax machine and-or IP address. Messages must be no longer than 160 alphanumeric characters and contain no images or gra MORE

Short Message Service Center (SMSC)

Technology / Cell Phones / Short Message Service Center (SMSC): The hardware device submitting the messages. Currently, SMSC devices support binary formats. MORE

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