Then, he set to work building a shortcut that would take the minable minerals he found through the mountain.
It might also stop falling prey to the notion that the Muslim Brotherhood offers a shortcut to democratic stability.
Unwisely, he took a shortcut and so missed the impassable Cabora Bassa cataracts blocking the river.
Microsoft Corporation's term for a symbolic link, stored as a file with extension ".lnk". Shortcuts first appeared in 1996 in the Windows 95 operating system. Windows shortcuts can link to any file or directory ("folder"), including those on remote computers, using UNC paths. Each shortcut can also have its own icon. A shortcut that links to an executable file can pass arguments and specify the directory in which the command should run. Unlike a Unix symbolic link, a shortcut does not always behave exactly like the target file or directory.