As a summary; as a shortened version of what has been told or what would have been told.
In-short Sentence Examples
Her breaths came in short gasps, but she refused to back down.
Babies sleep a lot, but only in short spurts.
She squirmed from his arms; her breath coming in short gasps.
Finally, inference is an extension, not of ideas, but of beliefs, at first about existing things, afterwards about ideas, and even about words; about anything in short about which we think, in what is too fancifully called " the universe of discourse."
The book in short forms so good a prologue to the action of the war that we can hardly be wrong in attributing it to the genius which devised the rest of the Iliad.