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  • Tightly — Tight ly, adv. In a tight manner; closely; nearly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tightly — adv. Tightly is used with these adjectives: ↑closed, ↑constrained, ↑organized, ↑restricted, ↑shut, ↑woven Tightly is used with these verbs: ↑bind, ↑clamp, ↑clasp, ↑clench, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • tightly — tight, tightly Tight is used as an adverb in combination with a number of verbs, primarily in commands or instructions: hold tight, sit tight, sleep tight. It also occurs as the first element in a few compound adjectives, e.g. tight fisted, tight …   Modern English usage

  • tightly — adverb 1. in a tight or constricted manner (Freq. 3) a tightly packed pub • Derived from adjective: ↑tight 2. securely fixed or fastened (Freq. 1) the window was tightly sealed • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tightly — tight ► ADJECTIVE 1) fixed, closed, or fastened firmly. 2) (of clothes) close fitting. 3) well sealed against something such as water or air. 4) (of a rope, fabric, or surface) stretched so as to leave no slack. 5) (of an area or space) allowing… …   English terms dictionary

  • Tightly Unwound — Studio album by The Pineapple Thief Released May 19, 2008 …   Wikipedia

  • Tightly Coupled Systems — are systems in which CPUs are connected together in such a way that they share some or all of the system’s memory and I/O resources. They are also called multiprocessor systems. References Irv Englander (2003). The architecture of Computer… …   Wikipedia

  • tightly knit — index compact (dense) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tightly-knit — adj ↑tight knit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tightly-knit — tight knitˈ or tightly knitˈ adjective 1. Close knit 2. Closely integrated 3. Tightly organized • • • Main Entry: ↑tight * * * tightly knit UK [ˌtaɪtli ˈnɪt] US adjective tight knit …   Useful english dictionary

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