short keyword in java

" short" is a Java primitive type.

A short variable can store a 16−bit integer.

Example

short height=6;
short width=12;


The short keyword can be used as a method parameter as below:

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public void displayHeight(short height) {
 
    System.out.println("Height is "+height);
}
public void displayHeight(short height) {

    System.out.println("Height is "+height);
}


The short keyword can be used as a return type of a method as well:

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public short getWidth() {
 short width=12;
 return width;
}
public short getWidth() {
 short width=12;
 return width;
}

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