Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

STAPLE, intern. law. The right of staple as exercised by a people upon foreign merchants, is defined to be, that they may not allow them to set their merchandises and wares to sale but in a certain place.
     2. This practice is not in use in the United States. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 103; 4 Inst. 238; Malone, Lex Mere. 237; Bac. Ab. Execution, B 1. Vide Statute Staple.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
This study compared the healing, the type of micro-organisms around the suture material, pain score during removal of suture / staple and cost of the closure material per patient.
Based on telephone interviews conducted 2-4 weeks postoperatively by a single investigator, the wound separation rate was significantly higher at 17% in the staple group, compared with 5% in the suture group.
Founded in 1894, Acme designs and manufactures staples and staplers for a wide range of professional and industrial fastening applications.
* The ability, upon deployment, to provide a seal along the staple line and, over time, communicate with the patient's body, signaling surrounding tissue to grow across the scaffold where the tissue is stapled.
DAK Americas is committed to the polyester staple business, providing trade-leading polyester staple products and service to meet customer needs.
Some guns shoot flared staples without an external anvil to staple insulation around pipes and ducts.
I hurriedly tried to remove the staple and guess what?
On the other hand, LSG has the longest staple line which increases the risk of staple line bleeding and staple line dehiscence.2 Hemorrhage during or after SG is a rare complication, which can sometimes be problematic in that it may trigger a series of events such as hematoma, followed by abscess formation, which will require percutaneous drainage or re-operation.
Most of the new short staple spindles (92%) were shipped to Asia, whereby shipments fell by 7% year-on-year.
Jaroszewski et al., 2011 have reported that acceptable stricture formation does occur after application of surgical staples, however, the surgical outcome is good.
Staple fibers are typically used in the wide range of applications such as clothing construction, needle crafting, rug-making and weaving industries.