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short-term

short-term

 
pronunciation:
short tuhrm
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: covering, lasting, or completed in a short period.
This area is for short-term parking only; you cannot park here overnight.
similar words:
temporary, transient
definition 2: of a loan or debt, coming due or maturing in a short time.