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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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To understand the spatial distribution of the effects of the recession on the labor market, we show the intensity of market tightness over time in each state by plotting the U/V ratio on a map of the continental United States (figure 4).
Several conditions may cause muscle tightness. Although muscle tightness can occur in any part of the body, the extremities are most commonly involved.
Diana Hopper studied the effects of dynamic soft tissue mobilization in the treatment of muscle tightness and attaining muscle's normal length.
(8) But what is not well described in the literature is how to differentiate between tightness in the muscles and fascia; rather fascia and aponeurosis are being described as the non-contractile tissue.
* Operational performance includes tightness resistant to temperature cycling with constant and low-vibrating control behavior
But researchers do not show the effect of twist multiplier on knitted fabrics dimensional properties such as on loop length, loop shape factor, and tightness factor.
"He feels that tightness when accelerating and it would be a real risk to push him ahead.
We used multiple linear regression to determine whether the dominant squirrel's degree of aggression could be predicted by some combination of either squirrel's Tightness and Portion Bent and any two-way interaction effect of these variables.
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to inject INR100bn of funds into the banking system to ease the current liquidity tightness.
Designing the lid was a challenging task as it has to satisfy demanding tightness requirements.
But a tightness in his hamstring means he won't be able to figure immediately.
As response to the current and especially the future market demands, AS-Schneider, in the framework of the new ISO FE Series, has developed an innovative valve technology meeting the highest tightness class "A" of ISO 15848-1.
tightness of the chimney was partly restored right after the accident.
Developed by Ruokakesko and contracted by KTC Group, the commercial premises, measuring almost 800 square metres, met the air leak figure requirement specified as the limit for a passive building in tightness measuring.
Surgeons recommend it and using it will restore tightness and sensation and should stop the leaking.