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noun 
  1. A declaration issued by a government agency declaring someone the inventor of a new invention and having the privelege of stopping others from making, using or selling the claimed invention; a letter patent.
  2. A specific grant of ownership of a piece of property; a land patent.
  3. Patent leather: a varnished, high-gloss leather typically used for shoes and accessories.
verb 
  1. To successfully register an invention with a government agency; to secure a letter patent.
adjective 
  1. (biology) Open, unobstructed, expanded.
  2. Explicit and obvious.

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