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- adj. scarce, or difficult to find, or buy.
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Thalassemias in which the alpha chain is in short supply usually lead to less severe anemia than when the amount of beta chain is deficient.
Any overhasty operation might lead to the loss or partial destruction of one or more of the heavy tanks, which were always in short supply and therefore especially valuable.
Geographical variety — the hills, mountains, dales and forests that made the rest of Oz so memorable, such a heartland — was in short supply here.