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Short or shortness may refer to:


  • General use 1
  • People 2
  • Places 3
  • Medical and psychological 4
  • Arts, media, and entertainment 5
  • Finance 6
  • Computing and technology 7
  • Enterprises 8
  • Foodstuffs 9
  • Other uses 10
  • See also 11

General use



Medical and psychological

Arts, media, and entertainment

  • Short film, a cinema format (also called short subject)
  • Short story or eshort (a short story published in digital form)


Computing and technology



  • Shortening, any kind of fat which creates a crumbly pastry
  • A short pastry, one which is rich in butter with a crumbly texture, as in shortbread

Other uses

See also

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