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tight

1. mod. stingy. She’s really tight with her cash.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. Frank was tight and didn’t want to drive.
3. mod. stressful; with little margin for error. When the schedule is tight and we are busy as all get out, the telephone won’t stop ringing.
4. mod. cool; super. His new car is tight!
5. mod. close to someone; friendly with someone. Those two are really tight. True buds.
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In the time it takes to read a single earnings call transcript, Tight Oil Tallies enables subscribers to catch up on the recent activity of 50 companies who, combined, produce nearly 5 million barrels per day of crude oil and condensate.
Nexans developed the new LANmark-OF Tight Buffer Universal Cable using a new type of glass yarn that combines rodent protection with installer friendliness and avoids skin-irritation when compared to similar products of other vendors.
Over the last few years, the rapid increase of tight oil and shale gas production in the US has brought about a significant change to the global energy landscape.
The focus of this issue is the tight junction, which connects neighboring epithelial or endothelial cells.
An eventual breakthrough in commercialising Khulud s tight gas potential ensures a place for PDO, alongside energy major BP and the wholly government owned Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOCEP), as pioneers in the Sultanate s nascent efforts in the development of its tight gas reservoirs.
The first ever tight gas Sales and Purchase Agreement was signed on November 13, 2012 in Islamabad for first production from a tight gas reservoir in Pakistan from Kirthar Block in Dadu, Sindh.
signed the country's first-ever tight gas sales and purchase agreement with PGNiG and PPL in November last year for supply of 30,000 Mcf/day, Platts has reported.
There is tight oil, a factor not discussed as frequently as the subject merits.
com)-- Lead analyst of the tight oil report stated, “Following depressed gas prices in North America, attention has shifted from shale gas to monetising higher value oil trapped in tight formations, driving investment into the market.
The world will have to wait at least 10 years before seeing big supplies of tight oil similar to the US shale gas revolution, Opec said, but reserves of tight oil could eventually rival the conventional oil reserves of Saudi Arabia.
It keeps them air tight, fresh and germ free, and has just won the 2010 Good Industrial Design award for consumer goods.
When Justin Peelle took over as Oregon's starting tight end in 1999, the three players who preceded him were all playing in the NFL.
The spin of the rounds going through the barrel will actually help keep it tight because the spin twists the barrel tighter.
There is no shortage, and even if there were a tight market, this would improve wages and benefits and do more to lift workers out of poverty than any of the social-welfare schemes foisted upon Americans since the 1960s.
Hubkey, a 6-foot-4, 210-pound senior tight end/defensive lineman, leads the team with eight touchdowns and is the Antelope Valley's overall leader, averaging 28.