[ adjective ] relating to or extending over a limited period
"short-run planning" "a short-term lease" "short-term credit"
Used in print(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)
The system is composed of three credit services , Federal_Land_Banks and National_Farm_Loan_Associations , Federal_Intermediate ( short-term ) Credit_Banks , and Banks_for_Cooperatives .
This system provides long - and short-term credit to farmers and their cooperative marketing , purchasing , and business service organizations .(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
Bankers who had been reluctant to lend without better security than the house itself got that security from the U._S. government ; householders who had been unable to pick_up the burden of short-term high interest mortgages found they could borrow for twenty-five years at 4 per_cent , under government aegis .