Examples from the Web for shorthand
She said Wright, whom the girl refers to as the shorthand “J,” also sensed that the heat was on.
In doing these interviews and talking about her these past seasons, have you developed a shorthand for describing her personality?How Carrie Preston Became The Good Wife’s Favorite Scene Stealer|Kevin Fallon|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That serves as shorthand for Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Porsche.
Throw in the period setting and “like Mad Men during WWII” shorthand becomes inevitable.WGN’s ‘Manhattan’ Is Summer’s Best New Show. But Will Anyone Watch?|Kevin Fallon|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The shorthand for that New York was once “the bad old days.”Weren’t Those the Bad Old Days? The Poison of New York City Nostalgia|Michael Moynihan|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He consults him about the various letters upon which he needs his advice and makes notations in shorthand on them.The Book of Business Etiquette|Nella Henney
If shorthand be employed, messages can be transmitted at the rate of over 100 words per minute.The Romance of Modern Invention|Archibald Williams
These men have stories to say which should be said to shorthand writers.Through South Africa|Henry M. Stanley
"I wanted the youth of Canterbury to have the shorthand of drawing—I had to find it out myself," Mr. Cooper told me.
Wildly alarmed, I broke into rapid shorthand—the shorthand in which I am writing this now.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for shorthand
- a system of rapid handwriting employing simple strokes and other symbols to represent words or phrases
- (as modifier)a shorthand typist