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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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Apartment vacancy rates will continue to be among the tightest in the nation in 2001, averaging less than 5% for the second consecutive year.
Right now we've had one of the tightest markets we've ever had.
We chose NexCor fiber because it has twice the power-handling performance of any other standard single-mode fiber and the tightest dispersion tolerance specification of any single-mode fiber," said Chris Eccles, network architect at Telewest.
And on the field, the ball flew out of the yard with alarming ease, fueled by a humid night and aided by the tightest dimensions in the major leagues.
5 percent, it is one of the tightest markets in the State; asking rents above $34 per square-foot for prime space, the highest in New Jersey; and low operating costs, real estate taxes and electrical rates.
In its pure form, ska was a uniquely Jamaican, wonderfully deranged mix of calypso, Afro-Cuban jazz and r&b; the Skatalites, which first recorded four decades ago, were the tightest of the lot.
Recent growth prompted Fallon McElligott to look beyond the Flatiron District, which is one of the tightest submarkets in New York for space requirements greater than 50,000 square feet," said David J.
We put Jesse in absolutely the tightest situations.
18 Columbia Turnpike will provide a desirable large block of new Class A space in one of the state's tightest markets.
The agreement involves the conversion of a Mondini tray-lidding machine belonging to an ASDA supplier to Stanelco's GREENSEAL(TM), a revolutionary new packaging application that utilizes RF to create the tightest, most efficient seal now available for packaging food and retail goods.
With 10 races to go and the Cup drivers heading to New Hampshire International Speedway for Sunday's New Hampshire 300, the top five drivers are in the tightest points battle since the system was introduced in 1975.
Long Island now has the tightest office market on record," said Kenneth M.
What makes the AWR SI solution so unique is the seamless combination of the AWR unified chip/package/module/PCB data model with powerful layout-based design and simulation, accurate frequency-domain modeling with time-domain analysis, and the tightest integration to industry-preferred module/PCB tools and EM solutions.
Eight lakes, some dramatic elevation changes, one of the tightest tee shots anywhere - the 171-yard 17th - also tend to keep you careful about your swing on a par-70 layout that includes seven par-3 holes.