Found 3 items, similar to patent.
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English → English
v 1: obtain a patent for; “Should I patent this invention?”
2: grant rights to; grant a patent for
3: make open to sight or notice; “His behavior has patented an
embarrassing fact about him”
adj 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
; “evident hostility”
; “patent advantages”
; “made his meaning
; “it is plain that he is no reactionary”
; “in plain
n 1: a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
[syn: patent of invention
2: an official document granting a right or privilege [syn: letters patent
English → English
(p[a^]t"ent or p[=a]t"ent), a. [L. patens,
-entis, p. pr. of patere to be open: cf. F. patent. Cf.
Note: (Oftener pronounced p[=a]t"ent in this sense) Open;
expanded; evident; apparent; unconcealed; manifest;
He had received instructions, both patent and
2. Open to public perusal; -- said of a document conferring
some right or privilege; as, letters patent. See Letters patent
, under 3d Letter
3. Appropriated or protected by letters patent; secured by
official authority to the exclusive possession, control,
and disposal of some person or party; patented; as, a
patent right; patent medicines.
Madder . . . in King Charles the First's time, was
made a patent commodity. --Mortimer.
4. (Bot.) Spreading; forming a nearly right angle with the
steam or branch; as, a patent leaf.
, a varnished or lacquered leather, used for
boots and shoes, and in carriage and harness work.
, a government bureau for the examination of
inventions and the granting of patents.
(a) The exclusive right to an invention, and the control
of its manufacture.
(b) (Law) The right, granted by the sovereign, of
exclusive control of some business of manufacture, or
of the sale of certain articles, or of certain offices
, the registers, or records, of patents.
, n. [Cf. F. patente. See Patent
1. A letter patent, or letters patent; an official document,
issued by a sovereign power, conferring a right or
privilege on some person or party. Specifically:
(a) A writing securing to an invention.
(b) A document making a grant and conveyance of public
Four other gentlemen of quality remained
mentioned in that patent. --Fuller.
Note: In the United States, by the act of 1870, patents for
inventions are issued for seventeen years, without the
privilege of renewal except by act of Congress.
2. The right or privilege conferred by such a document;
hence, figuratively, a right, privilege, or license of the
nature of a patent.
If you are so fond over her iniquity, give her
patent to offend. --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Patented
; p. pr. & vb.
To grant by patent; to make the subject of a patent; to
secure or protect by patent; as, to patent an invention; to
patent public lands.