[ hot-shawrt ]
/ ˈhɒtˈʃɔrt /
(of steel or wrought iron) brittle when heated, usually due to high sulfur content.
What Is “GOP” Short For?The Republican party has a lot of history. Its origins are interesting in their own right, but one particular part of the party's history is its nickname: the GOP. Where did this nickname come from and what in the world does it mean?
Related formshot-short·ness, noun
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