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a short while agovor kurzem, vorhin
ampersand (n.), short and (n.)ET-Zeichen (n.)
at short noticekurzfristig
close score (n.), compressed score (n.), condensed score (n.), short score (n.)Partiturauszug (m.)
cold shortkaltbrüchig
email (short for electronic mail)E-Mail (kurz für Elektronische Post), Email
fall shortzurückbleiben
fallen short ofunterschrittene
falling short ofunterschreitend
falls short ofunterschreitet
fell short ofunterschritt
for a short term onlynur für einen kurzen Zeitraum
goods in short supplyMangelware
if the distance is shortwenn die Entfernung gering ist
in shortin Kürze, kurzum
initial symmetrical short-circuit currentAnfangskurzschlußwechselstrom
magnetic short-circuit releaseMagnetischer Schnellauslöser
make it short!fasse dich kurz!
make short shrift ofetwas schnell los werden, etwas schnell zerstören
maximum asymmetric short-circuit currentStoßkurzschlußstrom
money at call and short noticeGeld auf Abruf
novello, short novelNovelle
Our stock is running short.Unser Lagerbestand geht zur Neige.
rated conditional short-circuit currentbedingter Bemessungskurzschlußstrom
rated service short-circuit breaking capacityBemessungsbetriebskurzschlußausschaltvermögen
rated short-circuit breaking capacityBemessungskurzschlußausschaltvermögen
rated short-circuit making capacityBemessungskurzschlußeinschaltvermögen
rated short-time withstand currentBemessungskurzzeitstromfestigkeit
rated ultimate short-circuit breaking capacityBemessungsgrenzkurzschlußausschaltvermögen
release, short-time delayAuslöser, kurzzeitverzögerter
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