Short Tender

Business / Finance / Short Tender: A straddle involves both purchase and sale. In short straddle one put and one call are sold.

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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Other Words for Tender

Tender Verb Synonyms: chewable, edible, eatable, soft
Tender Noun Synonyms: sensitive, delicate, fragile, frail, infirm, unstable, shaky, weak, feeble, unwell, sickly, ailing, unsound
Tender Adjective Synonyms: gentle, soft, delicate, light, sensitive, soothing
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Short Wave

Science / Weather / Short Wave: A progressive wave of smaller amplitude, wave length, and duration than a long wave. It moves in the same direction as the basic current in which it is embedded and may induce upward vertical motion a MORE

Short Vowel

Entertainment / Literature / Short Vowel: As Algeo defines it, 'A vowel of lesser duration than a corresponding long vowel' (329). MORE

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. MORE

Short Term Rate

Business / Real Estate / Short Term Rate: A reduced rate for title insurance applicable in cases where the owner of a property has been insured previously or where any lender has been insured somewhat recently on the property. MORE

Short-Circuit

Technology / Motors / Short-Circuit: A defect in a winding which causes part of the normal electrical circuit to be bypassed. This frequently results in reducing the resistance or impedance to such an extent as to cause overheating of th MORE

Short-Day Plants

Science / Biology / Short-Day Plants: Plants that fiower during early spring or fall when nights are relatively long and days are short; e.g., poinsettia and dandelions. MORE

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