short run

noun

Definition of short run

: a relatively brief period of time often used in the phrase in the short run

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Other Words from short run

short-run \ ˈshȯrt-​ˌrən How to pronounce short run (audio) \ adjective

Examples of short run in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the short run, this means the GOP could see an advantage as the party seeks to take back the White House in the next presidential election three and a half years from now. Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner, "Census results boost Sun Belt state clout for 2024 presidential race," 26 Apr. 2021 The Missions have been invited to become the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, the clubs announced Wednesday, apparently ending San Antonio’s short run as a Triple-A city and rekindling an arrangement that was in place from 2007 to 2018. Greg Luca, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio Missions invited to return to Double-A as San Diego Padres affiliate," 9 Dec. 2020 Chargers punter Ty Long bobbled a snap and had his kicked blocked to set up the game’s first score on Ahmed’s short run. Paul Gereffi, courant.com, "Tua, Dolphins beat Herbert, Chargers for 5th straight win," 15 Nov. 2020 Chargers punter Ty Long bobbled a snap and had his kicked blocked to set up the game’s first score on Ahmed’s short run. oregonlive, "Tua Tagovailoa leads the Miami Dolphins to the win over Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers: Recap, score, stats and more," 15 Nov. 2020 That can lead to lower tax payments in the short run and create a gap between tax income and book income. Kate Davidson, WSJ, "Biden Softens Tax Proposal Aimed at Profitable Companies That Pay Little," 7 Apr. 2021 The state's mask mandate will remain in place at least in the short run, Gov. Gavin Newsom said. Madeline Holcombe, CNN, "Half of US adults could have a Covid-19 vaccine dose by the weekend, but experts say it's too soon to declare victory," 7 Apr. 2021 But Johnson sold his record company and moved to Seattle, ending the fest’s short run. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, "Furnace Fest was 21 years in the making: ‘It’s surreal’," 8 Mar. 2021 There was something inevitable about the Portland Timbers' short run through the 2019 MLS Cup playoffs. oregonlive, "How the Portland Timbers fixed a ‘disconnected’ locker room and became one of 2020′s most resilient MLS teams amid a pandemic," 14 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of short run

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of short run was in 1879

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2 May 2021

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“Short run.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short%20run. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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