high vs short: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: high or short

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highnoun

a high place

highadjective

slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

highadjective

happy and excited and energetic

highverb

in a rich manner

highadjective

(used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted

highadjective

used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

highverb

at a great altitude

highnoun

a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12

highadjective

standing above others in quality or position

highnoun

a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed

highnoun

a lofty level or position or degree

highnoun

an air mass of higher than normal pressure

highnoun

a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics

highnoun

a state of sustained elation

highadjective

greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

highadjective

(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

shortadjective

of insufficient quantity to meet a need

shortverb

cheat someone by not returning him enough money

shortverb

at a disadvantage

shortnoun

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

shortadjective

marked by rude or peremptory shortness

shortadjective

low in stature; not tall

shortnoun

accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference

shortverb

create a short circuit in

shortverb

quickly and without warning

shortadjective

less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

shortadjective

(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range

shortadjective

lacking foresight or scope

shortverb

in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

shortadjective

not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices

shortadjective

of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration

shortadjective

(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

shortadjective

primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration

shortadjective

tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

shortnoun

the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

shortverb

without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

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