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short·cake

 (shôrt′kāk′)
n.
1. A dessert consisting of a biscuit or cake served with fruit and topped with cream.
2. The biscuit or cake made for this dessert.
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shortcake

(ˈʃɔːtˌkeɪk)
n
1. (Cookery) a kind of shortbread made from a rich biscuit dough
2. (Cookery) a dessert made of layers of shortcake filled with fruit and cream
[C16: from short (in the sense: crumbly)]
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short•cake

(ˈʃɔrtˌkeɪk)

n.
1. a short, sometimes sweetened biscuit, filled or topped with fruit and whipped cream.
2. a cake made with a large proportion of shortening.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shortcake - very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loafshortcake - very short biscuit dough baked as individual biscuits or a round loaf; served with sweetened fruit and usually whipped cream
baking-powder biscuit - leavened with baking powder
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Translations

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːtkeɪk] N
1. (Brit) especie de mantecada
2. (US) → torta f de frutas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːrtkeɪk]
n (British) (= shortbread) → sablé m
(mainly US) (= dessert) strawberry shortcake → tarte f sablée aux fraisesshort-change [ˌʃɔːrtˈtʃeɪndʒ] vt
(in shop) [+ customer] → ne pas rendre assez à
(= treat unfairly) → être injuste enversshort-circuit [ˌʃɔːrtˈsɜːrkɪt]
ncourt-circuit m
vt
(ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS)court-circuiter
(fig) (= bypass) [+ process, system] → court-circuiter
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shortcake

[ˈʃɔːtˌkeɪk] n (Am) torta di pasta frolla farcita con frutta e panna (Brit) → frollino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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