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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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Chapter 3 uses a detailed history of the creation of new political parties, including the Federalists during the ratification debates, and antislavery activists and the Republican Party at the time of the Civil War, in order to demonstrate the influence of policy demanders on party formation.
The ring office then produces an invoice to the demander on the suppliers behalf, and the supplier and demander are each charged a 2% commission for the service.
The ring can make available any commodities that its supplier members may have to sell to its demander members, such as fuels, oils, fodder, machinery for sale, storage space, livestock database.
The market demand curve indicates what demanders will do collectively when all suppliers raise their prices.
Such a study is important in determining factors that lead to successful retention of a credential that can potentially serve as a proxy for a quality that demanders can use to minimize transactions costs.
Sections III and IV generate a model that answers the first question--why the demanders would prefer per-use licenses.
Besides the switching of market participants, potential demanders excluded in the high price market may enter the low price market by bearing the cost of switching.
Moreover, it is frequently necessary to examine whether or not the company should enter into new or existing markets; how brand, product-type and variant-choice decisions are made by the demanders and - as a result of this - the nature of the marketing mix.
Over 60% of Obama's demanders are in the young voter block of 18-25 years old, with an average age of 26.
Announcing that currently some 14 beekeepers unions and 180 cooperative companies are active in the sphere of apiculture she told that Sweden, Netherlands, Malaysia and also the Persian Gulf states are the main demanders of the Iranian honey.
The market-clearing price becomes the uniform per-unit price charged to demanders.
Demanders can also submit questions online for Edwards as part of the competition.