- happening or presented for a short period of time: a short-run motion picture.
Origin of short-run
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for short-run
John Galliano will teach a short-run course in fashion design theory at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York.John Galliano To Teach Master Class at Parsons
Misty White Sidell
April 22, 2013
By a wide margin, attacking unemployment is a far more urgent task than short-run deficit reduction.How the Feds Can Foster Job Growth
Robert H. Frank
August 9, 2011
Worse, their ups and downs reflect only short-run events (China scolds...) and not what we need, i.e., long-term perspective.Stop the Madness!
August 8, 2011
A functioning democracy has to understand that sometimes the short-run and long-run needs are different.We Need a New Recovery Plan
Robert M. Solow
August 10, 2010
And there is, therefore, no easy, short-run way to make them see that their plans cannot prevail.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The most important practical use to which the figures here given may be put are in connection with short-run problems.
The contrast between long-run and short-run tendencies is not necessarily the same as that between statics and dynamics.