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- n. The quality or degree of being tight
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or condition of being tight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or quality of being tight, in any sense of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
- n. extreme stinginess
- n. a tight feeling in some part of the body
- n. the spatial property of being crowded together
- n. lack of movement or room for movement
Air tightness is determined with a blower door test which pressurizes (and depressurizes) the house to 50 Pascals.
St. Louis OF Jim Edmonds is day-to-day with groin tightness after leaving Thursday's game.
Clijsters later played down the injury she described as tightness in her left hip, saying she will undergo an MRI next week to make sure it is nothing serious.
Brazilian supply still months away, near term tightness should support.
India is a "potential important contributor to medium-term tightness of the iron ore market,"
Indian companies felt marginally relieved on Monday after the Reserve Bank ofÂ IndiaÂ cut the cash reserve ratioÂ by 50 basis points as most of them expected only short-term tightness to ease a bit.
This credit tightness translates into smaller positions held for shorter durations that provide greater liquidity in case of sharp upward pressure in any of the various commodity markets.
Nova left with what the team called tightness in his right forearm, Hughes came in to pitch the third inning and then the night really started to get wacky.
He began a rehab assignment with Class AAA Tacoma on April 16, but he missed the April 22 game because of renewed groin tightness.
A 60-year-old white female smoker came to my office complaining of right leg pain for five years. it was described as a tightness in the front of the thigh that came on after walking five blocks or less.