Department of Commerce

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Noun1.Department of Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office)Department of Commerce - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau - the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones