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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

[tīt]
(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.
References in classic literature ?
cried Miss Snevellicci, trembling so much in her tights that she actually laid her hand upon the shoulder of the manageress for support.
Tom has eaten kidney and pigeon-pie, and imbibed coffee, till his little skin is as tight as a drum; and then has the further pleasure of paying head waiter out of his own purse, in a dignified manner, and walks out before the inn-door to see the horses put to.
By the stone two boys stood, their jackets buttoned tight, waiting for the coach.
But his mouth was full of soot and cob- webs, and he was tied up in such very tight knots, he could not make anybody hear him.
said Sancho, "when I can't stir my knee-caps, for these boards I have bound so tight to my body won't let me.
5 million standard cubic feet of tight gas per day, which is minuscule when compared with the overall shortfall of around three billion cubic feet per day (bcfd).
KARACHI -- The tight gas potential is being explored in the lower Indus Basin, an official of the Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) announced on Monday.
Keep Tight Hold THREE little words,whispered low Keep tight hold, that's a good girl I can hear my mam's voice ever so plain As if I was still a little girl The moment your mam's hand grasps your outstretched hand The reassurance of love and protection Kicks right on in as you both Walk hand in hand keeping tight hold Crossing the busy road another little squeeze Especially as the 44d tram whizzes by No fear though 'cos, when your mam tells you To keep tight hold you know Inside your little kid's heart You're going to be safe as houses As long as you keep tight hold.
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Nexans, a leader in cabling, has launched a new buffer cable that harmonises its tight buffer indoor and universal cable portfolio with an installer-friendly and more cost effective tight buffer universal cable for indoor and outdoor use.
But Jadwa Investment expects steep decline rates of tight oil wells and their limited productivity to soften the blow of the US shale revolution on the Kingdom.
Barriers and channels formed by tight junction proteins 1.