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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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Fitch Ratings said, 'Credit growth is likely to decelerate next year, given the tighter regulatory stance.
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And, as Randy notes in his column, the end result of that will be increased accuracy and tighter groups
The BEA transaction was announced, CCB (Asia)'s bonds were trading at treasuries plus 207bp, which translates to a G-spread of 163bp, or just 2bp tighter than where BEA bonds were priced.
Tel: 01492 877049 PAULA GREENHALGH: I think there should definitely be tighter controls on the ownership of 'dangerous dogs'.
Pricing was tighter than the initial guidance of the low five per cent area given earlier in the day.
Agassi said if he had been subjected to greater scrutiny, he might not have used drugs, saying tighter measures would have saved few years of his life.
CAGEY Sir Alex Ferguson predicts a much tighter clash tomorrow MATCH THAT HAD EVERYTHING The last clash of the sides featured Fernando Torres' amazing miss and a Wayne Rooney fluffed penalty
Moreover, the tighter credit conditions in the United States during the crisis period reduced export activity for firms outside the United States that relied on some form of financing in the U.
The central bank of China has opined that it would like to implement a tighter monetary policy to fight inflation.
But Harry Berger, who was wounded in the arm during the shootings in Seascale, said tighter regulations would only drive gun sales underground.
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is not ruling out another bond sale this year, but pricing would have to be tighter than on the bank's previous issues, Reuters reported, quoting a senior executive.