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. It was a toy, a plaything, a scientific wonder, but not a necessity to be bought and used for ordinary purposes by ordinary people.
In a flash, the telephone ceased to be a "scientific toy," and became an article of commerce. It began for the first time to be taken seriously.
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." But the test is not as simple as some thought before Energizer.
article of commerce. In other words, they were working toward a policy
Specifications are written to stipulate an article of commerce, and the identity test chosen should be applicable for that article of commerce.