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  1. shorternoun

    A short, a short seller: one who engages in short selling.

  2. shorteradjective

    comparative form of short : more short.

    There are two routes to get there. We're in a rush so we'll take the shorter one.


  1. Shorter

    Shorter is a town in Macon County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 355.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shorter is ranked #4092 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shorter surname appeared 8,675 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Shorter.

    58.1% or 5,045 total occurrences were Black.
    35.9% or 3,118 total occurrences were White.
    2.9% or 258 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 169 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 47 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 38 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shorter' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4212

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorter in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shorter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of shorter in a Sentence

  1. Rexford Kelley:

    I knew that time was getting shorter for me.

  2. Xander Schauffele:

    You look at his game and what he’s accomplished, he’s a shorter guy, like the old-school type. If you’re in trouble, chip out and hit your wedges close and putt really well. If you think about that type of player, they have to be so precise and disciplined in their approach. That created who he is. He’s got a lot of fight. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  3. International Affairs Brandon Belford:

    There could be situations where some of the non-Havana markets would not be hotly contested, we will likely be in a position to make those determinations and award those frequencies to U.S. carriers in a shorter timeline.

  4. Susan Kelly:

    In addition, overeating or consuming a lot of calories in a shorter period is linked with an increased risk of memory-related problems and overall cognitive impairment, overeating causes obesity that contributes to diabetes, high blood pressure and heart diseases, which are believed to be further causing Alzheimer’s and other brain illnesses.

  5. Stella Abraham:

    There are various reasons why more rural areas are less popular, the majority of people living in Hong Kong have long working hours, so a shorter commute is preferable -- it gets them home quicker at the end of the day.

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    a small contrasting part of something
    • A. maculation
    • B. substrate
    • C. meerschaum
    • D. hypostatization

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