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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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And, as Randy notes in his column, the end result of that will be increased accuracy and tighter groups
New Zealand Reserve Bank governor, Graeme Wheeler, has proposed tighter mortgage-lending rules for Auckland.
The BEA transaction was announced, CCB (Asia)'s bonds were trading at treasuries plus 207bp, which translates to a G-spread of 163bp, or just 2bp tighter than where BEA bonds were priced.
Tighter controls could involve licensing and maximum jail sentences for the owner if the dog is out of control and causes significant harm.
Agassi added that the tighter the anti-doping measures are in tennis, the better it is for the sport.
Yesterday was a quiet day for sovereigns, with spreads grinding tighter on low volumes," Markit said.
The weakness was due to new capacity additions amid poor demand and potential cost increases from tighter environmental regulations, the IEA, which advises 28 industrialised countries, said in its medium term oil market report.
Dear reader, IT sounds like you have phimosis, a condition where the foreskin progressively gets tighter.
The only way to know how much noise reduction there might be from tighter coupling is to use a 2D field solver and "put in the numbers.
Congress made a lot of noise while they eagerly adopted tighter rules over lobbyist gifts last month.
The report advocated a gradual introduction of tighter emissions standards for cars, in particular for nitrogen oxides and particles.
The Hylectric 300 offers faster plasticizing rates, enhancements to controls for faster cycles, tighter integration of auxiliary equipment, and a Husky hot-runner that is purpose-built for closures.
New Zealand transport safety minister Harry Duynhoven has said that there will be tighter security measures for New Zealand airport workers and their vehicles later in the year.
FX Solutions offers automated trade execution made possible by a proprietary price feed that allows for faster and tighter markets without risk of human error.
Engineered wall systems inherently provide a tighter building, and we have to allow the home to breathe through a well-designed passive or mechanical ventilation scheme to avoid moisture build-up on the interior of the building.