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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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(4) Gorton and Metrick (2010) argue that repos are therefore a type of money because they are liquid, functionally demandable at par due to their largely overnight tenor, and able to function as an overnight store of value.
Of these liabilities, the proportion between fixed-term liabilities and demandable liabilities would vary.
"This is a nonsurgical method of menstrual regulation so it will become demandable among clients.
(6) Further extensions to models of banking (see, for example, Calomiris and Kahn, 1991, and Diamond and Rajan, 2000) use agency costs to motivate demandable debt contracts for banks supported by bank equity capital.
On the liability side, they provide savers with money-like, demandable claims--that is, claims with a highly stable nominal value that are redeemable on demand--and offer a variety of transactional services.
Nevertheless, its pervasiveness means that the FH Index "defines the field of demandable human rights" (Giannone, 2010, p.
La respuesta a los recursos administrativos obligatorios constituye asi la decision administrativa y por ello tan solo ella es demandable, aun en el caso en que se limite a confirmar la decision inicial.
(1) Banks borrow funds from households and firms in the form of short-term and demandable deposits (used as a storage and payment facility).
"Allegations of abuse must be anchored on real events before courts may step in to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally demandable and enforceable,'' the court said in its decision.
La fauna silvestre, excluyendo las especies de importancia economica directa, solo es considerada cuando es un recurso ecoturistico evidente y demandable; sin embargo, no se han implementado metodos para evaluar la fauna en su conjunto, sin premisas a priori y sesgos propios del manejo mas bien intuitivo.