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demand

1. Economics
a. willingness and ability to purchase goods and services
b. the amount of a commodity that consumers are willing and able to purchase at a specified price
2. Law a formal legal claim, esp to real property

demand

[də′mand]
(electricity)

demand

1. The electric load on a system, integrated over a specific time interval; usually expressed in watts or kilowatts.
2. The volume of gas per unit time (usually expressed in cubic feet per hour or liters per second) or the amount of heat (usually expressed in Btu per hour or megajoules per hour) required for the operation of one or more gas appliances.
3. The rate of flow of water, usually expressed in gallons per minute (liters per second), furnished by a water supply system to various types of plumbing fixtures and water outlets under normal conditions.
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Example of the working Staffordshire activity demand model Core Healthy Child Programme activity Activity Number of Cohort minutes Reception screening 30 Reception Year 7 interview 30 Year 7 HPV 15 Year 8 (girls only) BCG 15 Year 9 (targeted only) DTP 15 Year 10 NCMP 5 Reception and Year 6 Total time Activity Activity type AfC band Admin included Reception screening Face to face Band 5 Yes Year 7 interview Face to face Band 6 Yes HPV Face to face Band 5 No BCG Face to face Band 5 No DTP Face to face Band 5 No NCMP Face to face Band 3 No Total time Activity No of children Time in Time in WTE minutes Reception screening 9,097 272,910 3.
Modification of current leisure activity demand models and needed of use with Asian populations that are sensitive to local culture and social factors.
All this activity demands a highly organized staff and dependable drivers.