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shorten

['ʃɔːt(ə)n] брит. / амер.

гл.

    1. укорачивать; сокращать

    2. укорачиваться; сокращаться

  1. кул. добавлять к тесту жир для рассыпчатости

  2. одевать ребёнка в короткие одежды (переставать пеленать)

  3. коротать, проводить время (за разговором, приятным занятием и т. п.)

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shorten

['ʃɔːtn]

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укорачивать, сокращать

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Thus, truncate is poorly named because it may be used to both shorten and lengthen a file.
Таким образом, название truncate неудачно , поскольку оно используется как для укорочения, так и для удлинения файла.
McKusick, Marshall Kirk,Neville-Neil, George V. / The design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating systemМакКузик, Маршалл Кирк,Невилл-Нил, Джордж В. / FreeBSD: архитектура и реализация
FreeBSD: архитектура и реализация
МакКузик, Маршалл Кирк,Невилл-Нил, Джордж В.
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
© Перевод «ИД КУДИЦ-ОБРАЗ», 2006
The design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating system
McKusick, Marshall Kirk,Neville-Neil, George V.
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Fast shifting preferences, flowing out of and interacting with high speed technological change, not only lead to frequent changes in the popularity of products and brands, but also shorten the life cycle of products.
Быстро меняющийся спрос, обусловленный стремительным развитием техники и технологии и в свою очередь влияющий на него, не только приводит к быстрой смене изделий и марок, пользующихся популярностью, но и укорачивает жизненный цикл товаров.
Toffler, Alvin / Future ShockТоффлер, Элвин / Шок Будущего
Шок Будущего
Тоффлер, Элвин
© Alvin Toffler, 1970
© Перевод. К. Бурмистров, 2001
© Перевод. Л. Бурмистрова, 2001
© Перевод. Е. Комарова, 2001
© Перевод. В. Кулагина-Ярцева, 2001
© Перевод. А. Микиша, 2001
© Перевод. А. Мирер, 2001
© Перевод. И. Москвина-Тарханова, 2001
© Перевод. Е. Руднева, 2001
© Перевод. Н. Хмелик, 2001
Future Shock
Toffler, Alvin
© 1970 by Alvin Toffler
Everybody has to serve for three years, but payment of one hundred dollars will shorten the term of service by one year at least.
Каждый обязан отслужить три года, однако уплата ста долларов сокращает срок службы по меньшей мере на год.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / From sea to seaКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / От моря до моря
От моря до моря
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© Издательство "Мысль", 1983
From sea to sea
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© BiblioLife, LLC
So far, we have had fairly positive experiences with this approach - in most HIV patients, it is possible to shorten the interval.
Мы получили отличные результаты при использовании этой схемы у большинства ВИЧ-инфицированных, что подтверждает приемлемость сокращения интервала между циклами химиотерапии.
Hoffmann, Christian,Rockstroh, Jurgen,Kamps, Bernd / HIV Medicine 2006Хоффман, Кристиан,Рокстро, Юрген,Кампс, Бернд / Лечение ВИЧ-инфекции 2005
Лечение ВИЧ-инфекции 2005
Хоффман, Кристиан,Рокстро, Юрген,Кампс, Бернд
© 2003, 2004, 2005 Flying Publisher
HIV Medicine 2006
Hoffmann, Christian,Rockstroh, Jurgen,Kamps, Bernd
© 2006 by Flying Publisher
Over a period of time they shorten and refuse to straighten out.
Через некоторое время они укорачиваются и отказываются растягиваться.
Tsatsulin, Pawel / Super Joints Russian Longevity SecretsЦацулин, Павел / Укрепляем суставы
Укрепляем суставы
Цацулин, Павел
© 2001 by Advanced Fitness Solutions, Inc.
© ООО «Издательство Астрель», 2008
Super Joints Russian Longevity Secrets
Tsatsulin, Pawel
© 2001 by Advanced Fitness Solutions
In between, their combined shadow would stretch long ahead of them, then shorten little by little as they approached the next light.
В промежутках между горячими лампами Роланд уже бежал, преследуя их длинные тени, которые мало‑помалу ужимались при приближении к следующей лампе.
King, Stephen / The Dark tower 7: The Dark TowerКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2004
© Перевод. В.А.Вебер, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
The Dark tower 7: The Dark Tower
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King
The linking electrodes 23 and 24 are located at a distance of several centimeters from the upper and lower surfaces of the insulator respectively, so that they do not shorten the leakage path across the insulator.
Подводящие электроды 23 и 24 располагаются на расстоянии нескольких сантиметров от верхней и нижней поверхности изолятора соответственно и не сокращают путь утечки изолятора.
You can use the title as is, or you can trim off parts of it to shorten it.
Вы можете использовать заголовок целиком или укоротить его, подрезав какие-то части.
Story, Derrick / Digital Photography Hacks™Стори, Деррик / Цифровая фотография. Трюки. 100 советов и рекомендаций профессионала
Цифровая фотография. Трюки. 100 советов и рекомендаций профессионала
Стори, Деррик
© 2004 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
© Перевод на русский язык, ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер»
© Издание на русском языке, ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2005
Digital Photography Hacks™
Story, Derrick
© 2004 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
On the basis of information now available, to propose measures that will enable the Tribunal to increase its operational efficiency and shorten the time it needs to discharge its mandate.
предложить на основе имеющейся информации меры, которые позволят Трибуналу повысить его оперативную эффективность и сократить сроки, необходимые для выполнения его мандата.
Its most important effect would be to shorten somewhat the expansion time scale during the radiation-dominated era, very slightly increasing the cosmic production of helium.
Его наиболее значительным проявлением было бы некоторое сокращение временного масштаба расширения в эру преобладания излучения, что привело бы к очень небольшому увеличению количества космического гелия.
Weinberg, Steven / Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications Of The General Theory Of RelativityВейнберг, Стивен / Гравитация и космология: принципы и приложения общей теории относительности
Гравитация и космология: принципы и приложения общей теории относительности
Вейнберг, Стивен
© Перевод на русский язык, «Мир», 1975
Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications Of The General Theory Of Relativity
Weinberg, Steven
© 1972, by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Naturally, a victory of the working class in England or France would necessarily affect the development of the whole civilised world and would shorten the domination of capitalism in the other countries.
Конечно, торжество рабочего класса в Англии или во Франции необходимо отразится на развитии всего цивилизованного мира, оно сократит господство капитализма в остальных странах.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
Avoid using batteries in extremely cold environments as low temperatures can shorten the battery life and reduce camera performance.
Не рекомендуется пользоваться аккумуляторами при особенно низких температурах. Это может сократить срок их службы и оказать отрицательное влияние на работу камеры.
© 2011 Genius, KYE Systems Corp.
© 2011 Genius, KYE Systems Corp.
It was also his plan to shorten their journey by cutting across another great loop of the Road: east beyond Weathertop it changed its course and took a wide bend northwards.
И еще он хотел выгадать время, опять-таки срезав размашистую дорожную петлю: от восточного подножия Заверти Тракт круто и надолго сворачивал к северу.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Fellowship of the RingТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Братство Кольца
Братство Кольца
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Fellowship of the Ring
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1993, 1994 by Christopher R.Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 2003 J. R. R. Tolkien
There is many a man that knows there is too much canvas on a ship, who can't tell how to shorten sail.
Всем известно, что на корабле много парусов, но не всякий скажет, как убрать лишние.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The Pilot: A Tale of the SeaКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Лоцман
Лоцман
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© "Детское государственное издательство", 1959
The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
© 2005 Adamant Media Corporation
Will the condition shorten his life?
Существует ли опасность для жизни?
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H. / Clinical epidemiologyФлетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард / Клиническая эпидемиология
Клиническая эпидемиология
Флетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins
© Перевод на русский язык и оформление, "Медиа Сфера", 1997.
Clinical epidemiology
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H.
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins

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'ʃɔːt(ə)nVerbукорачивать; сокращатьExamples

to shorten a dress — укоротить платье
to shorten delivery dates — сокращать сроки поставки
to shorten their stay at the castle — сократить время их пребывания в замке

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Collocations

shorten the working-day
сократить рабочий день
shorten by hewing
подрубать
to shorten
сокращать
shorten the period to maturity
сокращать срок погашения долгового обязательства
shorten defense
сокращать фронт
shorten the range
уменьшать прицел
pitch shortening
укорачивание шага обмотки
shortened code
укороченный код
shortened differential equation
сокращенное дифференциальное уравнение
shortened epicycloid
укороченная эпициклоида
shortened hypocycloid
укороченная гипоциклоида
shortened notation
сокращенное обозначение
shortened pass sequence
уменьшенное число проходов
shortened segment
укороченный контакт
shortened working day
сокращенный рабочий день

Word forms

shorten

verb
Basic forms
Pastshortened
Imperativeshorten
Present Participle (Participle I)shortening
Past Participle (Participle II)shortened
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I shortenwe shorten
you shortenyou shorten
he/she/it shortensthey shorten
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am shorteningwe are shortening
you are shorteningyou are shortening
he/she/it is shorteningthey are shortening
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have shortenedwe have shortened
you have shortenedyou have shortened
he/she/it has shortenedthey have shortened
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been shorteningwe have been shortening
you have been shorteningyou have been shortening
he/she/it has been shorteningthey have been shortening
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I shortenedwe shortened
you shortenedyou shortened
he/she/it shortenedthey shortened
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was shorteningwe were shortening
you were shorteningyou were shortening
he/she/it was shorteningthey were shortening
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had shortenedwe had shortened
you had shortenedyou had shortened
he/she/it had shortenedthey had shortened
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been shorteningwe had been shortening
you had been shorteningyou had been shortening
he/she/it had been shorteningthey had been shortening
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will shortenwe shall/will shorten
you will shortenyou will shorten
he/she/it will shortenthey will shorten
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be shorteningwe shall/will be shortening
you will be shorteningyou will be shortening
he/she/it will be shorteningthey will be shortening
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have shortenedwe shall/will have shortened
you will have shortenedyou will have shortened
he/she/it will have shortenedthey will have shortened
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been shorteningwe shall/will have been shortening
you will have been shorteningyou will have been shortening
he/she/it will have been shorteningthey will have been shortening
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would shortenwe should/would shorten
you would shortenyou would shorten
he/she/it would shortenthey would shorten
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be shorteningwe should/would be shortening
you would be shorteningyou would be shortening
he/she/it would be shorteningthey would be shortening
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have shortenedwe should/would have shortened
you would have shortenedyou would have shortened
he/she/it would have shortenedthey would have shortened
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been shorteningwe should/would have been shortening
you would have been shorteningyou would have been shortening
he/she/it would have been shorteningthey would have been shortening
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am shortenedwe are shortened
you are shortenedyou are shortened
he/she/it is shortenedthey are shortened
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being shortenedwe are being shortened
you are being shortenedyou are being shortened
he/she/it is being shortenedthey are being shortened
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been shortenedwe have been shortened
you have been shortenedyou have been shortened
he/she/it has been shortenedthey have been shortened
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was shortenedwe were shortened
you were shortenedyou were shortened
he/she/it was shortenedthey were shortened
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being shortenedwe were being shortened
you were being shortenedyou were being shortened
he/she/it was being shortenedthey were being shortened
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been shortenedwe had been shortened
you had been shortenedyou had been shortened
he/she/it had been shortenedthey had been shortened
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be shortenedwe shall/will be shortened
you will be shortenedyou will be shortened
he/she/it will be shortenedthey will be shortened
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been shortenedwe shall/will have been shortened
you will have been shortenedyou will have been shortened
he/she/it will have been shortenedthey will have been shortened