hot-short

[ hot-shawrt ]
/ ˈhɒtˈʃɔrt /

adjective

(of steel or wrought iron) brittle when heated, usually due to high sulfur content.

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Origin of hot-short

1790–1800; hot + short, as in red-short

OTHER WORDS FROM hot-short

hot-shortness, noun
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