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And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.
Because of the thinness of the air, there is a very tight margin between the correct and incorrect airspeeds, as little as 50 mph.
Weirich said whenever she saw Fox, she was wearing something too tight.
Major League Baseball, though, is still being tight-lipped about what the end of the embargo might mean for the sport.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Missy also gets a bit tight-lipped when it comes to her personal life.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It is a very simple plan, and will be perfectly tight; it is by restoring an equilibrium on both sides of the piston.
Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.