Associations to the word «Shortage»
SHORTAGE, noun. A lack or deficiency; an insufficient amount.
SHORTAGE, noun. The property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit".
SHORTAGE, noun. An acute insufficiency.
To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.