A number whose powers are used to represent other numbers (e.g
A short integer is an integer number which may take less storage, while having a smaller range, than a standard integer on the same machine.
"In short it s worse design to move things to the base class than it is to downcast to the specific class"
from question "OO Design Modeling"
"As the condition reads a loop can not be zipped tighter if it s either too short less than five base or its ends do not match"
from question "Nested loops to find all possible combinations in Python"