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Adjective: shorthand  'short,hand
  1. Written in abbreviated or symbolic form
    "shorthand notes"
Noun: shorthand  'short,hand
  1. A method of writing rapidly
    - stenography, tachygraphy, steno [N. Amer]

Derived forms: shorthands

See also: written

Type of: hand, handwriting, script

Encyclopedia: Shorthand