A system of rapid handwriting employing symbols to represent words, phrases, and letters. (noun)
A system, form, or instance of abbreviated or formulaic reference: "The classical error is to regard a scientific law as only a shorthand for its instances” ( Jacob Bronowski). (noun)
Examples of word shorthand
Without the webkit, moz, and o declarations, the full rule (not in shorthand) would be:
In order, the properties set in shorthand are the property to be transitioned (color), the duration of the transition (.5 second), and the type of transition (ease-in).
All other letters were rubber-stamped by Mr. Blake, who, also, in shorthand, in the course of the hour, put down the indicated answers to many letters and received the formula designations of reply to many other letters.
He studied book - keeping and type-writing, and he paid for lessons in shorthand by dictating at night to a court reporter who needed practice.
But this shorthand is Orwellian doublespeak that turns victim into perpetrator and distorts history.