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tight

Economics
a. (of a commodity) difficult to obtain; in excess demand
b. (of funds, money, etc.) difficult and expensive to borrow because of high demand or restrictive monetary policy
c. (of markets) characterized by excess demand or scarcity with prices tending to rise

tight

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(engineering)
Unbroken, crack-free, and solid rock in which a naked hole will stand without caving.
A borehole made impermeable to water by cementation or casing.
(mechanical engineering)
Inadequate clearance or the barest minimum of clearance between working parts.
The absence of leaks in a pressure system.
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But we seem to be going through a new pair of tights a day.
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Her black tights and knit shorts give her look a sporty sleekness.
In fact, so growing is the market, if we're to believe those in the trade, that they're even making male-specific tights now which come with a fly.
Male or female versions include anatomical padding, while the ladies tights also have a back zip for easier toilet breaks.
But law graduate Ella Bennett claims she invented the tights and hoped to market them- and told Bianca about the concept nearly two years ago.
In preparation for her most recent sojourn to France, in September for Paris Fashion Week, Rubin decided to try compression tights -- the thick hose and socks often favored by older people or those trying to address circulation problems.
Pop on your black tights and a black swimming costume over the top.
95, Zara; necklace, PS10, Evans; black cuff, PS12, Freedom at Topshop; tights (3 pairs), PS8, and black boots, PS35, both M&S; bag, PS35, River Island MONOCHROME Work a 60s vibe with a white shift dress, black tights and pixie boots, or pull on a black biker-style jacket over a shirt and team with an on-trend full skirt Yellow snakeprint blouse, PS69, Biba at House of Fraser; snake-print jeans, PS35, River Island; shoes, PS29.
Hundreds of boxes piled high with tights of all colors, patterns, and materials, as well as pantyhose, leggings, trouser socks, boot liners, jeggings, and kids tights created a labyrinth that snaked in and out of several rooms on the 10th floor of a 34th street office building in Manhattan.