article of commerce

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Noun1.article of commerce - an article that is offered for salearticle of commerce - an article that is offered for sale
article - one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
tinware - articles of commerce made of tin plate
ware - articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'
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Now this ambergris is a very curious substance, and so important as an article of commerce, that in a certain Nantucket-born Captain Coffin was examined at the bar of the English House of Commons on that subject.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition, to all the fluctuations of the market.
A disheartening series of rebuffs slowly forced the truth in upon Sanders's mind that the business world refused to accept the telephone as an article of commerce.
In a flash, the telephone ceased to be a "scientific toy," and became an article of commerce.
The article of commerce called chamois-skin is another fraud; nobody could skin a chamois, it is too small.
section] 2518(4)(B)--a product is "substantially transformed" if it becomes a "new and different article of commerce with a name, character, or use distinct from that of the article or articles from which it was so transformed.