In demand, in request; being much sought after.On demand, upon presentation and request of payment.

(De*mand"a*ble) a. That may be demanded or claimed. "All sums demandable." Bacon.

(De*mand"ant) n. [F. demandant, p. pr. of demander.] One who demands; the plaintiff in a real action; any plaintiff.

(De*mand"er) n. One who demands.

(De*mand"ress) n. A woman who demands.

(De*man"toid) n. [G. demant diamond + -oid.] (Min.) A yellow-green, transparent variety of garnet found in the Urals. It is valued as a gem because of its brilliancy of luster, whence the name.

(De*mar"cate) v. t. [See Demarcation.] To mark by bounds; to set the limits of; to separate; to discriminate. Wilkinson.

(De`mar*ca"tion) n. [F. démarcation; pref. dé- (L. de) + marquer to mark, of German origin. See Mark.] The act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit; separation; distinction.

The speculative line of demarcation, where obedience ought to end and resistance must begin, is faint, obscure, and not easily definable.

(De*march") n. [F. démarche. See March, n.] March; walk; gait. [Obs.]

(De*march) n. [Gr. dh`marchos; dh^mos people + 'a`rchein to rule.] A chief or ruler of a deme or district in Greece.

(De`mar*ka"tion), n. Same as Demarcation.

(De`ma*te"ri*al*ize) v. t. To deprive of material or physical qualities or characteristics.

Dematerializing matter by stripping it of everything which . . . has distinguished matter.

(Deme) n. [Gr. dh^mos.]

1. (Gr. Antiq.) A territorial subdivision of Attica corresponding to a township. Jowett

2. (Biol.) An undifferentiated aggregate of cells or plastids.

(De*mean") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Demeaned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Demeaning.] [OF. demener to conduct, guide, manage, F. se démener to struggle; pref. dé- (L. de) + mener to lead, drive, carry on, conduct, fr. L. minare to drive animals by threatening cries, fr. minari to threaten. See Menace.]

3. A diligent seeking or search; manifested want; desire to possess; request; as, a demand for certain goods; a person's company is in great demand.

In 1678 came forth a second edition [Pilgrim's Progress] with additions; and then the demand became immense.

4. That which one demands or has a right to demand; thing claimed as due; claim; as, demands on an estate.

5. (Law) (a) The asking or seeking for what is due or claimed as due. (b) The right or title in virtue of which anything may be claimed; as, to hold a demand against a person. (c) A thing or amount claimed to be due.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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