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demand

 [de-mand´]
activated only by the absence of an intrinsic cardiac event, used of an artificial pacemaker. See also demand pacemaker.

de·mand

(dē-mand'),
A quantity of a substance, commodity, or service wanted or required.

de·mand

(dĕ-mand')
1. To ask, claim, or require with urgency or authority.
2. The act or result of demanding.
[Med. L. demando]

de·mand

(dĕ-mand')
To ask, claim, or require with urgency or authority.
[Med. L. demandare]

demand

the predicted amount of a product or service which will be sold at a stated price.

demand elasticity
the responsiveness with which the demand for a product or service, for example for veterinary services, varies with its price. If there is great flexibility there is elasticity. When the demand is the same irrespective of the price there is inelasticity.

Patient discussion about demand

Q. Why is it so hip to be thin and fit???? not everyone can be as thin and as fit as the society demands? was it always like that ? because i feel like if you are gaining a little extra pounds you are doomed !!! people condem you as a less better man in the good case .. in the worst case you won't have friends ....

A. i think that the in the biological way of thinking - people are attracted to what seems healthy, it has more chance of giving healthy child that will survive. in African cultures that food is scarce- being big considered to be healthy and attractive. in our culture- being over weight means unhealthy, but so is too skinny. so going back and forth with a few ponds is fine. but the two extreme situations are unattractive for most men.

Q. My child loves spinach and demands them a lot I wanted to know is there any problem to have them in excess?

A. HELL NO! REWARD THE HELL OUT OF HIM FOR EATING IT! You may also want to tweak it further by introducing him to other healthy dark green leafys like collards, kale, red Swiss chard which he might think is cool to look at; its actually similar in taste to spinach just less bitter! Good for you!

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Whether demanders or suppliers initiate price changes, individuals acting entrepreneurially eventually do reveal new information, their own perceptions of the condition of the market, whether they want this to happen or not.
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With blanket licenses, the demander will pick the song "closest" to her desired product once she realizes what that product is.
With no marginal fee for the use of a song, the demander will choose the song closest to X.
The charge for the blanket license will therefore be the expected travel costs to the demander without a license from a particular PRO minus the expected travel costs to the demander with that license.
Assume the demander finds herself in a segment of length A/N, A [less than or equal to] N, A and N are positive integers.
The point of view of the demanders is an important part of all market structuring criteria, both at the opinion level and at the behaviour level.
From the point of view of the demanders, products belonging to the same submarket are very easily substitutable, whereas the substitutability of products belonging to different submarkets is low.
The demanders of the product which is no longer available on the market tend to purchase another product belonging to the same submarket as a substitute.
It is computed as the sum of the producer and consumer surplus (producer surplus is the revenue to the auctioneer) resulting from the allocation process divided by the sum of the producer and consumer surplus which would be realized if the demanders with the K highest valuations receive the K units.
In previous studies, in single-unit demand environments, the English clock auction tends to generate the competitive equilibrium outcome, which occurs if all demanders use their dominant strategy.
Our two-unit demanders behaved like two separate single-unit demanders.