Sentence Examples with the word supply and demand

If it exceeds this, the stock of fresh water held in the interstices of the rock, and capable of flowing towards the well, must disappear; and the deficit between the supply and demand can only be made up by water filtering from the sea and reaching the well at first quite free from salt, but sooner river water whatever.

Regular trade - though rendered attractive by smuggling - and pearl gathering and similar operations which were spiced with risk, were open in vain to them, and in the absence of any domestic life, a hand-tomouth system of supply and demand rooted out gradually the prudence which accompanies any mode of settled existence.

The maximum wage you can earn, though, is defined by supply and demand for labor, and by your negotiating ability, but it also has a cap.

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The system was revised in the 1830s because it was viewed as discouraging work by interfering with the laws of supply and demand relating to labor.