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Adv.1.insubstantially - not substantially; lacking substantial expression or fullness
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295) The doctrine of equivalents creates a sort of penumbra around the scope of the patent claim, allowing patentees to sue people who make products that are only insubstantially different from the patented invention.
Such wave-mode perception, however beneficial for its allowing Woolf access to undreamt of depths of being, carried in itself also negative crucial consequences: the keen awareness that every unit of time "passing" remains substantially in the past--and only insubstantially can be brought back to the present as memory (when the respective memory unit is activated)--generates such depression in her, that she frequently comes to take farewell from people or events or things ("I am often saying a farewell").
Ruth comes to realize, however insubstantially and erratically, the self-sustaining terms of her own conceit: "When one looks from inside at a lighted window, or looks from above at the lake, one sees the image of oneself in a lighted room, the image of oneself among trees and sky--the deception is obvious, but flattering all the same.
Although Pickering's position at the high school may have given him some more access than the general public to certain details about how the school system spent the money raised in the prior bond proposals, the Court concluded that the plaintiffs teaching employment "is only tangentially and insubstantially involved in the subject matter of the public communication" he made to the newspaper, and therefore, "it is necessary to regard the teacher as the member of the general public he seeks to be.
These chapters, however, appear to have been somewhat insubstantially contextualized by the co-editors.
To consider the narrative trajectory of one exemplary route to Nabokov (as felt absence) and its implications for the provisional network over which he insubstantially presides: the character who introduces us (anew) to "the butterfly man," the Nabokovian figure who recurrently haunts the memorial site Samaria Sanatorium, describes him as a middle-aged man "holding a white net on a pole in front of him and occasionally taking curious jumps" (104)--a description which heralds our own "curious jumps" across the narrative's spatio-temporal divides, and arguably across its spectrum of memorial sites as well.
214) Thus, although hard numbers are not available, Georgia's two strikes law has contributed to the burdening population of Georgia's prisons, albeit insubstantially.
We ask only that in cases like this one, involving wetlands running alongside a ditch miles from any navigable water, the Corps pay particular attention to documenting why such wetlands significantly, rather than insubstantially, affect the integrity of navigable waters.
at 610 (considering whether identical methods utilizing different materials to produce the same yield were so insubstantially different as to justify the application of the doctrine of equivalents); Chiuminatta, 145 F.
There are riverside locales where 'the past gathers as thickly and as insubstantially as pollen'.
59) One unit of the Publix chain, to take a particularly revealing example, featured a mural by artist John Garth that pushed the boundaries of the iconography of abundance by fore-grounding an insubstantially dressed woman as a symbol of the supermarket's bounty (Figure 1).
Patentees seeking to show that an alleged feature is insubstantially different from an amended claim (and thus infringing) must show that they "could not reasonably be expected to have drafted" a better claim.