Meaning of short-cut

short-cut

Pronunciation: (shôrt'kut"), [key]
— v., -cut, -cut•ting.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut.
—v.i.
  1. to use or take a shortcut.

short•cut

Pronunciation: (shôrt'kut"), [key]
— n.
  1. a shorter or quicker way.
  2. a method, procedure, policy, etc., that reduces the time or energy needed to accomplish something.
—adj.
  1. constituting or providing a shorter or quicker way: shortcut methods.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: