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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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Even though sanctions are said to be working in the nation, analysts have called for tighter sanctions in order to put pressure on the nation to cut back on its nuclear-weapons programme.
"It is a bit tighter than under our forecast in April.
Moody's Investors Service report on Wednesday has cut India's GDP growth forecast to 7.3 per cent in 2018, from a previous forecast of 7.5 per cent due to higher oil prices and tighter financial conditions.
We were becoming tighter and tighter, to the point of telepathy."
BEA is rated A2/A, received tighter pricing with this deal versus its peers that have tapped the market.
BP has secured a victory in its legal battle to limit compensation payouts for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill >after a US court ordered tighter rules on dubious claims
She added: "Obviously there will be the heightened risk of the Olympics so there will be tighter security."
Summary: Opec member Algeria has no plans to increase its oil exports to compensate for any fall in Iranian exports stemming from tighter US and European sanctions, its energy minister said on Thursday.
Her mum Sarah, of Tow Law, County Durham, said: The new hands give Tilly a much tighter grip and she seems to find it much easier to hold a paintbrush and pencil, which will really help at school."
As the start gets closer that knot gets tighter and tighter.
stockpiles and as concern over tighter financial regulation dampened appetite for riskier assets, according to Reuters.
London, March 6 (ANI): The Russian beauty with whom John Terry tried to flirt during Wayne Bridge's party has urged Chelsea officials to keep a tighter leash on their players.