• (adj): Most direct.
    Example: "Took the shortest and most direct route to town"
    Synonyms: short

Some articles on shortest:

List Of Shortest People
... This list of shortest people includes people who have been described or claimed as "shortest" in their lifetime or profession ...
Lattice Problem - Shortest Basis Problem
... An algorithm that solves the Shortest Basis Problem (SBP) must, given a lattice basis, output an equivalent basis such that the length of the longest vector in is as short as possible ... basis whose longest vector is at most times longer than the longest vector in the shortest basis ...
Lattice Problem - Closest Vector Problem (CVP) - Relationship With SVP
... The closest vector problem is a generalization of the shortest vector problem ... The naive method to find the shortest vector by calling the oracle to find the closest vector to 0 does not work because 0 is itself a lattice vector and the ... The claim is that the shortest vector in the set is the shortest vector in the given lattice ...
Lin Yü-chih - Other Claimants
... Others have also claimed the 'Shortest Man' title ... measured 73 cm (2 ft 4.74 in) high and in 2007 was crowned as the world's shortest man who could walk ... Khagendra Thapa Magar, who has since turned 18 and taken the title of 'World's Shortest Man' ...
List Of UK Monarchy Records - Physical Attributes - Shortest
... The shortest British monarch (not counting those who ascended as minors) was most likely Queen Victoria, who stood only 5' (1.52 m) when in her 30s, and would ...

Famous quotes containing the word shortest:

    Jesus wept.
    Bible: New Testament John, 11:35.

    The shortest verse in the Bible; refers to Jesus’ grief at the death of Lazarus, whom he raised from the dead after four days.

    The shortest way out of Manchester is notoriously a bottle of Gordon’s gin; out of any businessman’s life there is the mirage of Paris; out of Paris, or mediocrity of talent and imagination, there are all the drugs, from subtle, all-conquering opium to cheating, cozening cocaine.
    William Bolitho (1890–1930)

    The shortest answer is doing.
    English proverb, collected in George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum (1651)