- short-tailed shearwater,
- short-tailed shrew,
- short-term exposure limit,
- short-term memory,
Origin of short-term
Examples from the Web for short-term
The Affordable Care Act was always a short-term political loser with respect to middle-class voters.
Cheshire is supposed to be a “short-term” facility, with 60 percent of its prisoners awaiting trial.‘Progressive Jail’ Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain|Sarah Shourd|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But blaming contemporary politics for the deep roots of inequality in Scotland is a misdirected, short-term fixation.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as the increasing backlash against clickbait shows, the short-term gains in unique views may cost news sites in the long run.
This growing clickbait awareness may ultimately cost news agencies that are gunning for short-term gains.
I called for an election by informal ballot of short-term officers to serve until a time of regular elections could be set.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
Many were short-term soldiers, fighting only three to six months at a time.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education
It would be somewhat audacious to assume that these short-term records have far-reaching importance.The Andes of Southern Peru|Isaiah Bowman
On short-term training they were rarely allotted to important work.Merchantmen-at-Arms|David W. Bone
In person he was the mildest-mannered man that ever foreclosed a short-term mortgage and put a family out in the street.Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan