Hand-tight
Hand-tight Hand"-tight` (-t[imac]t`), a. As tight as can be made by the hand; as, to tighten the nut hand-tight. --Totten. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • hand-tight — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : being as tight as can be made by the hand alone : moderately tight …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand tight — (of a setscrew, nut, etc.) as tight as it can be made by hand, without the aid of a tool. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • hand-tight — adjective As tight as can be made by the strength of ones hand wielding a standard tool: that is, without special equipment or leverage …   Wiktionary

  • hand tight — (of a setscrew, nut, etc.) as tight as it can be made by hand, without the aid of a tool. [1785 95] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tight — tight1 W3S2 [taıt] adj comparative tighter superlative tightest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(pulled/stretched firmly)¦ 3¦(attached firmly)¦ 4¦(holding something firmly)¦ 5¦(strict)¦ 6¦(little money)¦ 7¦(little time)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight — [[t]ta͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ tighter, tightest 1) ADJ GRADED Tight clothes or shoes are rather small and fit closely to your body. She walked off the plane in a miniskirt and tight top... His jeans were too tight. Ant: loose Derived words: tightly ADV… …   English dictionary

  • tight — 1 /taIt/ adjective 1 CLOTHES fitting a part of your body very closely, especially in a way that is uncomfortable: tight trousers | My shoes were far too tight and I was in agony by the time I got home. | be a tight fit (=only just fits someone):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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