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  • adjective Not obvious.

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Examples

  • Once when I wasn't finding the non-obvious place, I put a false bottom in a little bedroom waste basket; threw a few crumpled up pieces of papers and a used tissue (tissue .... not TP!) in it.

    ~~~> Safety

  • Conversations ranged from exploring non-obvious innovation like reducing the need for sleep, to what human existence would be like if we lived totally inside a virtual world, to the fate of Yahoo and the challenge that Google TV could bring to existing cable TV offering.

    Steve Rosenbaum: Do We Trust Google To Run Our Highways?

  • Substantively, I have my doubts as to whether tests based on genetic markers are non-obvious.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gene Patent(s?) Invalidated:

  • Once when I wasn't finding the non-obvious place, I put a false bottom in a little bedroom waste basket; threw a few crumpled up pieces of papers and a used tissue (tissue .... not TP!) in it.

    ~~~> Safety

  • There are non-obvious scenarios where you cannot tell whether your accelerator is sticking (such as the hill example).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

  • To be deserving of patent protection, a series of criteria must be met including a requirement that the source of the patent be novel and non-obvious.

    Business method patents ‘face rough ride’

  • Once when I wasn't finding the non-obvious place, I put a false bottom in a little bedroom waste basket; threw a few crumpled up pieces of papers and a used tissue (tissue .... not TP!) in it.

    ~~~> Safety

  • The Nunn-Lugar Bill (and its follow-ups, Kerry-Lugar and Obama-Lugar) were responsible, effective legislation that addressed a non-obvious problem in an intelligent manner. ed says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Obama at the House GOP Retreat

  • Once when I wasn't finding the non-obvious place, I put a false bottom in a little bedroom waste basket; threw a few crumpled up pieces of papers and a used tissue (tissue .... not TP!) in it.

    ~~~> Safety

  • There are non-obvious scenarios where you cannot tell whether your accelerator is sticking (such as the hill example).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Toyota Facing $16 Million Fine …

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