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n. exclusive right to an invention or design; invention or design that is protected by a patent
adj. protected by a patent; clear; obvious, evident; ingenious, innovative
v. receive a patent, receive exclusive rights to an invention or design
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1. a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
(synonym) patent of invention
(hypernym) document, written document, papers
2. an official document granting a right or privilege
(synonym) letters patent
(hypernym) legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
(classification) law, jurisprudence
1. obtain a patent for; "Should I patent this invention?"
(hypernym) procure, secure
(derivation) patent of invention
2. grant rights to; grant a patent for
(derivation) letters patent
3. make open to sight or notice; "His behavior has patented an embarrassing fact about him"
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(derivation) obviousness, noticeability, noticeableness, patency
1. (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage; "patent ductus arteriosus"
2. clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"
(synonym) apparent, evident, manifest, plain
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n. patent, exclusive right to an invention or design; invention or design that is protected by a patent
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