unmerchantable


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unmerchantable

(ʌnˈmɜːtʃəntəbəl)
adj
(Commerce) formal (of goods) not suitable for trading
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Adj.1.unmerchantable - not fit for saleunmerchantable - not fit for sale      
unsalable, unsaleable - impossible to sell
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The dead and for the most part unmerchantable wood behind my house, and the driftwood from the pond, have supplied the remainder of my fuel.
'The severity of these issues and the extent to which they may have rendered the vehicle unmerchantable is a question of fact.' ...
Woody biomass harvesting is similar to a traditional timber harvest except the unmerchantable woody material, such as tree-tops, small-diameter trees, and pre- existing deadwood that would normally be left on site are removed for biofuel production (Riffel et al., 2011).
Slash pile burning can be an economical method for disposing of harvest residues on National Forests following timber harvesting operations [8] and an effective method for reducing the volume of unmerchantable material.
Biomass was from the tops and limbs of merchantable trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.), >20 cm diameter at breast height (DBH), and whole trees of unmerchantable trembling aspen, sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.), and basswood (Tilia americana L.).
Unmerchantable trees (too small to process into sawlogs) plus the limbs and tops of merchantable trees were piled at roadside landings for disposal by open burning.
They recommended a sentence of standing in the pillory for one hour (and being subjected to pelting from bystanders with "unmerchantable eggs"), 14 days' imprisonment, and a fine plus court costs.
In the ReShip plan, Aston University (UK) scientists are concerned as this plan would utilize low quality, Norwegian forest wood waste like: chippings and unmerchantable wood left in forests after logging has occurred - to make biofuel.
Annunziato's family claims that Murphy Bed Express in Manhattan sold him the bed "without instructions, warnings and all pieces necessary to properly and safely assemble the bed." In addition, the suit says, the pieces the store did give him were "unsafe, unmerchantable and unfit for use." The NYDN says that this isn't the first death caused by a Murphy bed; two British sisters were trapped by one while on vacation in Spain in 2005, and a Los Angeles man suffocated after drunkenly passing out in a folded-up bed in 1982.
The remaining unmerchantable trees were clear-cut and the residual trees were burnt from December 2003 to January 2004 prior to forest planting.
Thus, if the words "any action" and "shall not be liable" in subsection (h) mean that it is not acceptable to circumvent the MPLA as to a product seller by calling ah allegedly defective product ah "unmerchantable" one, then it also should not be acceptable assert non-MPLA claims as to a product manufacturer in general because subpart (a) speaks in identical terms.
All other art works such as we find in our museums are de facto or legally unmerchantable. (148) What is more, they need no protection that goes beyond the normal protection for all objects (prohibition of destruction, theft, misappropriation and smuggling).