take out a patent on

Definition of take out a patent on

:to obtain a patent (an official document that gives a person or company the right to be the only one that makes or sells a product for a certain period of time) for
  • They want to take out a patent on the process.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

patent play
  1. : open to public inspection

  2. : secured by letters patent or by a patent to the exclusive control and possession of a particular individual or party

  3. : protected by a patent : made under a patent

  1. : an official document conferring a right or privilege : letters patent

  2. : a writing securing for a term of years the right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention

  3. : the monopoly or right so granted

  1. : to obtain or grant a patent right to

  2. : to grant a privilege, right, or license to by patent

  3. : to obtain or secure by patent


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