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1. short-circuit

verb. avoid something unpleasant or laborious.

Synonyms

  • avoid
  • go around
  • bypass

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold

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Rhymes with Short Circuit

  • turcott

Sentences with short-circuit


1. Noun Phrase
If the light is red, there is a break in the cable or a short circuit.

2. Noun Phrase
It could lead to a risk of fire either through heat buildup or a short circuit.

3. Noun Phrase
As an added precaution for short circuits you should still keep chargers away from moisture.

4. Noun Phrase
Doing so will short circuit the batteries, and poses a fire hazard.

2. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

3. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.

Synonyms

  • delay line
  • thermionic tube
  • data link
  • open circuit
  • condenser
  • electrical shunt
  • vacuum tube
  • feedback circuit
  • capacitor
  • resonator
  • shunt
  • T-network
  • closed circuit
  • tube
  • tank circuit
  • wiring
  • electrical device
  • computer circuit
  • pulse timing circuit
  • electric circuit
  • feedback loop
  • short circuit
  • bridged-T
  • electrical circuit
  • clipper
  • electron tube
  • limiter
  • short
  • squelch circuit
  • electronic equipment
  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • bridge circuit
  • choke coil
  • link
  • flip-flop
  • thermionic valve
  • choking coil
  • series circuit
  • relay
  • resistance
  • choke
  • bypass
  • squelcher
  • squelch
  • resistor
  • resonant circuit
  • loop
  • electrical condenser
  • bridge
  • capacitance

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • retentive
  • mindful
  • unbreakable

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • grand tour
  • package holiday
  • package tour
  • walkabout
  • pub crawl
  • whistle-stop tour
  • tour
  • itineration

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • sufficient
  • courteous
  • provident

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. short

noun. ['ˈʃɔrt'] the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • piece of ground
  • infield
  • diamond
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • longness
  • untrimmed
  • lengthen
  • open

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] not sufficient to meet a need.

Synonyms

  • inadequate
  • insufficient
  • poor

Antonyms

  • estimable
  • proud
  • anticyclone
  • loud

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. short

adverb. ['ˈʃɔrt'] quickly and without warning.

Synonyms

  • dead
  • suddenly

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • disesteem
  • lie

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))
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