garden-variety


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gar·den-va·ri·e·ty

(gär′dn-və-rī′ĭ-tē)
adj.
Common; unremarkable: situation comedies and other garden-variety television fare.
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garden-variety

adj
ordinary
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gar′den-vari`ety



adj.
common, usual, or ordinary; unexceptional.
[1925–30]
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The invertase-like enzyme creates insecticidal compounds not found in the garden-variety tomato.
Whether you choose a product containing green tea (antioxidants protect against environmental damage--aka pollution), carrots (the beta-carotene increases overall radiance), kale (vitamins A, B, C and K help tighten pores, reduce dark circles and detoxify skin) or any of the garden-variety ingredients now starring in skincare essentials everywhere, it's definitely time to take a cue from the world's cutest cottontail.
These aren't your garden-variety extremists, but a mix of people of different ages and origins, which makes this sure-to-be-controversial treatment all the more provocative.
The data on the map is based on the number of registered criminal offenders (such as child predators, sex offenders, kidnappers and garden-variety violent criminals) as a percentage of the population in about 10,000 zip codes across the country.
Garden-variety roses just got an electrical upgrade.
Tectonic geomorphologist Burbank and garden-variety geomorphologist Anderson update their 2001 study of changes in the landscape associated with movement at the boundaries between tectonic plates.
That said, Ross Sutherland does not content himself here with a garden-variety meditation on Canadia's appetite - or lack of such - for health-care reform.
While this may sound no different than a garden-variety interaction with a plaintiffs' attorney in America, it gets worse.
Nope, we're referring to--literally--the garden-variety kinda zucchini.
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Not only is complex systems engineering (CSE) inherently different from garden-variety systems engineering (SE), he says, but it is also very new and findings its bearings.
"A year after last fall's financial meltdown turned a garden-variety recession into the worst downturn since the Depression, thriftiness is still driven by the twin engines of necessity and fear.