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patent right

  

      n   the exclusive right granted by a patent  
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patent  
      n  
1   
a    a government grant to an inventor assuring him the sole right to make, use, and sell his invention for a limited period  
b    a document conveying such a grant  
2    an invention, privilege, etc., protected by a patent  
3   
a    an official document granting a right  
b    any right granted by such a document  
4      (in the U.S.)  
a    a grant by the government of title to public lands  
b    the instrument by which such title is granted  
c    the land so granted  
5    a sign that one possesses a certain quality  
      adj  
6    open or available for inspection (esp. in the phrases letters patent, patent writ)  
7    obvious  
their scorn was patent to everyone     
8    concerning protection, appointment, etc., of or by a patent or patents  
9    proprietary  
10    (esp. of a bodily passage or duct) being open or unobstructed  
11      (Biology)   spreading out widely  
patent branches     
12    (of plate glass) ground and polished on both sides  
      vb   tr  
13    to obtain a patent for  
14    (in the U.S.) to grant (public land or mineral rights) by a patent  
15      (Metallurgy)   to heat (a metal) above a transformation temperature and cool it at a rate that allows cold working  
     (C14: via Old French from Latin patere to lie open; n use, short for letters patent, from Medieval Latin litterae patentes letters lying open (to public inspection))  
  patentable      adj  
  patentability      n  
The pronunciation ``'pætənt'' is heard in letters patent and Patent Office and is the usual U.S. pronunciation for all senses. In Britain ``'pætənt'' is sometimes heard for senses 1, 2 and 3, but ``'peɪtənt'' is commoner and is regularly used in collocations like patent leather  


letters patent  
      pl n      See       patent       1  
patent fastener  
      n      (in Ireland) another name for       press stud  
patent leather  
      n   leather or imitation leather processed with lacquer to give a hard glossy surface  
patent log  
      n     (Nautical)   any of several mechanical devices for measuring the speed of a vessel and the distance travelled, consisting typically of a trailing rotor that registers its rotations on a meter  
   Compare       chip log  
patent medicine  
      n   a medicine, usually of low potency, protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription  
Patent Office  
      n   a government department that issues patents,   (Abbrev.)    Pat. Off  
patent right  
      n   the exclusive right granted by a patent  
Patent Rolls  
      pl n   (in Britain) the register of patents issued  
patent still  
      n   a type of still in which the distillation is continuous  
     (so called because a still of this type was patented in 1830)  

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patent

  
1   
      adj   apparent, blatant, clear, conspicuous, downright, evident, flagrant, glaring, indisputable, manifest, obvious, open, palpable, transparent, unconcealed, unequivocal, unmistakable  
2   
      n   copyright, invention, licence  

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n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
n.
legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie hit the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician hit the nail on the head
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
n.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
an activist fighting for civil rights
n.
The state of being acceptable or officially true; the statement that is powerful to convince someone something is right.
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
n.
Wood where the log is first quartered lengthways, resulting in wedges with right angles in the centre of the log. Less prone to shrinkage and is more stable. Used in barrel-making.
adv.
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.
o.
It is right of every netizen to hold any opinion in cyberspace without any sanction.
[Tech.] freedom of expression
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
o.
Right of every person to get any information online without any restriction
[Tech.] Right of information
n.
proprietary rights over virtual assets
[Tech.]
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
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