shortness of supply

shortness of supply
index need (deprivation)

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  • shortness — short ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a small length or duration. 2) relatively small in extent. 3) (of a person) small in height. 4) (short of/on) not having enough of. 5) in insufficient supply. 6) (of a person) terse; uncivil. 7) …   English terms dictionary

  • scarcity — /skair si tee/, n., pl. scarcities. 1. insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth. 2. rarity; infrequency. [1300 50; ME scarsete(e) < ONF escarsete. See SCARCE, ITY] Syn. 1. shortage, want, lack, paucity. * * * …   Universalium

  • need — I (deprivation) noun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, demand, exigency, extremity, inadequacy, incompleteness, indigence, insufficiency, lack, necessitousness, necessitude, necessity, paucity, penury, privation, scantiness, scarcity,… …   Law dictionary

  • scarcity — scar•ci•ty [[t]ˈskɛər sɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth 2) rarity; infrequency • Etymology: 1300–50; ME scarsete(e) < ONF escarsete. See scarce, ity …   From formal English to slang

  • scarcity — /ˈskɛəsəti/ (say skairsuhtee) noun (plural scarcities) 1. insufficiency or shortness of supply; dearth. 2. rarity; infrequency …   Australian-English dictionary

  • short — shortness, n. /shawrt/, adj., shorter, shortest, adv., n., v. adj. 1. having little length; not long. 2. having little height; not tall: a short man. 3. extending or reaching only a little way: a short path. 4. brief in duration; not extensive in …   Universalium

  • cardiovascular disease — Introduction       any of the diseases, whether congenital or acquired, of the heart and blood vessels (blood vessel). Among the most important are atherosclerosis, rheumatic heart disease, and vascular inflammation. Cardiovascular diseases are a …   Universalium

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  • respiratory disease — ▪ human disease Introduction  any of the diseases and disorders that affect human respiration (respiration, human).  Diseases of the respiratory system may affect any of the structures and organs that have to do with breathing, including the… …   Universalium

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