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Definition of "short-cut" [short-cut]

  • A route that is shorter than the usual one (noun)
  • A means of saving time or effort (noun)
  • To use a short cut (verb)
  • Alternative spelling of shortcut. (noun)

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Use "short-cut" in a sentence
  • "The 510k process is "a short-cut backdoor approach" stemming from a 1976 law, when there weren't many implanted devices meant to sustain life, said study co-author Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic."
  • ""This is a major short-cut to growth," said Torsten Stocker , a Hong Kong analyst for Cambridge, Mass., consulting firm Monitor Group., adding that the acquisition would open up nationwide distribution channels, making widespread launches of future products easier and more effective."
  • "Â In any case, Kara watches as the three new Legionnaires display their powers, and then decides to show off a bit for her own initiation, digging into the Earth at superhuman speeds, cutting an underground tunnel (sort of like a Panama Canal) to allow some of the endless traffic a short-cut."
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