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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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)]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a short, sometimes sweetened biscuit, filled or topped with fruit and whipped cream.
2. a cake made with a large proportion of shortening.
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|Noun||1.||shortcake - 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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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
n (British) (= shortbread) → sablé m
(mainly US) (= dessert) strawberry shortcake → tarte f sablée aux fraisesshort-change [ˌʃɔːrtˈtʃeɪndʒ] vt
(= treat unfairly) → être injuste enversshort-circuit [ˌʃɔːrtˈsɜːrkɪt]
n → court-circuit m
(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