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Meaning & Definition of Shortening in English

English

Shortening

/ʃɔrtənɪŋ/

noun

1. Fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods

    synonym:
  • shortening

2. Act of decreasing in length

  • "The dress needs shortening"
    synonym:
  • shortening

Examples of using

The days are gradually shortening.