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For which a patent has been granted.
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  1. For which a patent has been granted.
  2. Protected or conferred by a patent or letters patent:
  3. Characteristic of, unique to, or originated by a particular person or group:
(Of an activity) authorized by licence
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  1. (Of an activity) authorized by licence
  2. (Of a person) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)
Of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
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  1. Of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
  2. Having governmental or ruling powers restricted by enforceable limitations, as a constitution or a legislative body:
  3. Confined or restricted within certain limits:
(Law) Covered by a copyright, not public domain.
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  1. (Law) Covered by a copyright, not public domain.
  1. Defended.
  2. (Computing, of a variable, method, etc.) Having the protected access modifier, indicating that a program element is accessible to subclasses but not to the program in general.
Excluding certain people or groups, as for social or economic reasons
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  1. Excluding certain people or groups, as for social or economic reasons
  2. Excluding or tending to exclude:
  3. Not accompanied by others; single or sole:
Easily perceived or understood; obvious.
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  1. Easily perceived or understood; obvious.
  2. Easy to see or perceive; clear; obvious; plain
(Sports) Having the forward foot farther from the intended point of impact with the ball than the rear foot:
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  1. (Sports) Having the forward foot farther from the intended point of impact with the ball than the rear foot:
  2. Played without a mute:
  3. Accessible to all; unrestricted as to participants:
Free from impediment, obstruction, or hindrance; open:
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  1. Free from impediment, obstruction, or hindrance; open:
  2. Plain or evident to the mind; unmistakable:
  3. Easily perceptible to the eye or ear; distinct:
An exclusive right established by patent, esp. the right to an invention
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  1. An exclusive right established by patent, esp. the right to an invention
A document granting a patent for an invention.
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  1. A document granting a patent for an invention.
  2. (Law, plural only) A type of legal document which is an open letter issued by an authority granting a right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or organization.
Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
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  1. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  2. One that protects:
  3. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
The land, space, etc. so granted or leased
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  1. The land, space, etc. so granted or leased
  2. A privilege granted by a government, company, etc.
  3. A grant of a tract of land made by a government or other controlling authority in return for stipulated services or a promise that the land will be used for a specific purpose.
A device used to adjust or control
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  1. A device used to adjust or control
  2. A restraining device, measure, or limit; a curb:
  3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
(Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
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  1. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
  2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
  3. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
Freedom of action or permission to act:
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  1. Freedom of action or permission to act:
  2. A right to enter onto land or property and use it, without any ownership rights being conferred.
  3. A permission granted by government to perform an act or service regulated by law (for example, a license to fish or to practice law).
The exclusive statutory right of literary (authors, playwrights, poets), musical (composers, musicians), visual (painters, photographers, sculptors), and other artists to control the reproduction, use, and disposition of their work, usually for their lifetime plus seventy years. The Copyright Act of 1976 governs most copyrights in the United States. See also copy and fair use. The exclusive statutory right of literary (authors, playwrights, poets), musical (composers, musicians), visual (painters, photographers, sculptors), and other artists to control the reproduction, use, and disposition of their work, usually for their lifetime plus seventy years. The Copyright Act of 1976 governs most copyrights in the United States. See also copy and fair use.
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  1. The exclusive statutory right of literary (authors, playwrights, poets), musical (composers, musicians), visual (painters, photographers, sculptors), and other artists to control the reproduction, use, and disposition of their work, usually for their lifetime plus seventy years. The Copyright Act of 1976 governs most copyrights in the United States. See also copy and fair use. The exclusive statutory right of literary (authors, playwrights, poets), musical (composers, musicians), visual (painters, photographers, sculptors), and other artists to control the reproduction, use, and disposition of their work, usually for their lifetime plus seventy years. The Copyright Act of 1976 governs most copyrights in the United States. See also copy and fair use.
  2. The exclusive right to the publication, production, or sale of the rights to a literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic work, or to the use of a commercial print or label, granted by law for a specified period of time to an author, composer, artist, distributor, etc.: symbol, ©
A special advantage, immunity, permission, right, or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual, class, or caste.
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  1. A special advantage, immunity, permission, right, or benefit granted to or enjoyed by an individual, class, or caste.
  2. Protection from being sued for libel or slander for making otherwise actionable statements in a context or forum where open and candid expression is deemed desirable for reasons of public policy.
  3. Protection from being forced to disclose confidential communications in certain relationships, as between attorney and client, physician and patient, or priest and confessor.
The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
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  1. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
The hiring or leasing of an aircraft, vessel, or other vehicle, especially for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.
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  1. The hiring or leasing of an aircraft, vessel, or other vehicle, especially for the exclusive, temporary use of a group of travelers.
  2. A franchise or written grant of specified rights made by a government or ruler to a person, corporation, etc.
  3. A written grant from the sovereign power of a country conferring certain rights and privileges on a person, a corporation, or the people:
(Business, marketing) The positive influence on the buying behavior of customers exerted by the reputation of a company or a brand.
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  1. (Business, marketing) The positive influence on the buying behavior of customers exerted by the reputation of a company or a brand.
  2. The right to market a product or provide a service, often exclusive for a specified area, as granted by a manufacturer or company
  3. A special privilege given by government to a corporation or an individual to engage in a particular activity using public facilities, especially to provide a public service such as transportation or communications.
To grant a license to or for; authorize.
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  1. To grant a license to or for; authorize.
  2. To give license or a license to or for; permit formally
To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
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  1. To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
  2. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  3. To bring about; effect:
To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
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  1. To verify (a financial account, for example) by using a duplicate register for comparison.
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To confine or restrict with a limit:
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  1. To confine or restrict with a limit:
  2. To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
  3. A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus , where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
To dominate or to get total control of something by excluding everyone else
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  1. To dominate or to get total control of something by excluding everyone else
  2. To dominate or use to the exclusion of others:
  3. To take full possession or control of; dominate completely
To protect or guard
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  1. To protect or guard
  2. To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
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  1. To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
  2. To prevent from entering; keep out; bar:
  3. To prevent from being included, considered, or accepted; reject:
To protect (a book, song, print, etc.) by copyright
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  1. To protect (a book, song, print, etc.) by copyright
  2. To obtain or secure a copyright for some literary or other artistic work.
  3. To secure a copyright for.
To commit (valuable mail) to a special postal service for safeguard by payment of a special fee
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  1. To commit (valuable mail) to a special postal service for safeguard by payment of a special fee
  2. To cause (mail) to be officially recorded and specially handled by payment of a fee.
  3. To enroll officially or formally, especially in order to vote or attend classes.
To put a trademark on (a product)
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  1. To put a trademark on (a product)
  2. To label (a product) with proprietary identification.
  3. To register (a symbol, word, etc.) as a trademark
Plain and clear; obvious:
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  1. Plain and clear; obvious:
  2. Vulgar; ribald:
  3. Full; open:
Containing nothing:
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  1. Containing nothing:
  2. Easily perceptible to the eye or ear; distinct:
  3. Plain or evident to the mind; unmistakable:
Easily seen through because of a lack of subtlety; transparent:
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  1. Easily seen through because of a lack of subtlety; transparent:
  2. Easily perceived or understood; apparent.
  3. Easy to see or understand; plain; evident
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
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  1. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  2. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  3. Sheer; utter; unqualified:
Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
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  1. Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
  2. Impossible to mistake or misinterpret; obvious:
  3. That cannot be mistaken or misinterpreted; leaving room for no misunderstanding; clear; plain
Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
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  1. Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
  2. Readily seen; visible:
  3. Readily understood; clear or obvious:
Containing nothing:
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  1. Containing nothing:
  2. Plain or evident to the mind; unmistakable:
  3. Easily perceptible to the eye or ear; distinct:
Not ambiguous; clear and obvious:
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  1. Not ambiguous; clear and obvious:
  2. Alternative spelling of clear cut.
  3. Distinct; definite; not doubtful; unambiguous
(Idiomatic) Visually clear, a sharp image, high acuity.
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  1. (Idiomatic) Visually clear, a sharp image, high acuity.
  2. (Idiomatic) Completely clear and understood.
  3. Absolutely clear; pellucid:
Not the same; separate; individual
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  1. Not the same; separate; individual
  2. Easily perceived by the senses:
  3. Clearly perceived or marked off; clear; plain
Easy to see or perceive; clear; obvious; plain
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  1. Easy to see or perceive; clear; obvious; plain
  2. Easily perceived or understood; obvious.
Apparent to the senses, esp. that of sight, or to the mind; evident; obvious; clear; plain
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  1. Apparent to the senses, esp. that of sight, or to the mind; evident; obvious; clear; plain
  2. Clearly apparent to the sight or understanding; obvious.
Evident; observable:
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  1. Evident; observable:
  2. Capable of being seen or noticed.
  3. Worthy of notice; significant:
A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
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  1. A measurable property of a physical system, such as mass or momentum. In quantum mechanics, observables correspond to mathematical operators used in the calculation of measurable quantities. Operators that do not commute , having a nonzero commutator , correspond to observables that cannot be precisely measured at the same time, such as momentum and position.
  2. Possible to observe:
  3. That can be observed; visible; discernible; noticeable
Easy to see or understand; plain; evident
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  1. Easy to see or understand; plain; evident
  2. Easily seen through because of a lack of subtlety; transparent:
  3. Easily perceived or understood; apparent.
Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
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  1. Common in rank or station; average; ordinary:
  2. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  3. An extensive, relatively level area of land. Plains are present on all continents except Antarctica and are most often located in the interior regions. Because they can occur at almost any altitude or latitude, plains can be humid and forested, semiarid and grass-covered, or arid.
Unmistakable or conspicuous
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  1. Unmistakable or conspicuous
  2. Strongly marked.
  3. Strongly marked; distinct:
Possible to see; perceptible to the eye:
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  1. Possible to see; perceptible to the eye:
  2. Constructed or designed to keep important parts in easily accessible view:
  3. Obvious to the eye:
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