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NEW. Something not known before.
     2. To be patented, an invention must be new. When an invention has been described in a printed book which has been publicly circulated, and afterwards a person takes out a patent for it, his patent is invalid, because the invention was not new, 7 Mann' & Gr. 818. See New and Useful Invention.

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Such is the madness of the newish invention, popular in top-end motoring, known as the "proximity key".
Sterling added: "It was a newish position and I think that the manager has put me there to move the ball quicker.
We've written happily about some of the other wines that bear his name, but the 2011 Votre Sante Chardonnay is the first we've tasted in the newish Votre Sante (French for "your health'') line, dedicated to Coppola's multilingual paternal grandmother.
A note of intent from newish Beeb comedy boss Shane Allen - a fan of Limmy's unconventional comic skew.
The study included 39 people with newish back pain, about half of whom still suffered a full year later.
A sporty BMW 3 series convertible up to three years old was likely to be in the garage for 1.33 days per repair, while a newish Citroen C5 sold since 2009 endured an average 1.29 days off the road.
On a positive note, I think the Christmas lights in Cardiff are magnificent and the newish pedestrianised paving of upper St Mary Street and all around the Hayes is superb, a great improvement on the old days.
I'm pretty sure we weren't the only women who were thrilled to discover the newish, completely irreverent quarterly, Original Plumbing.
The home side had just got rid of Ian Bell and the Bears, with two newish batsmen at the crease, needed another 23 from 18 balls.
One awards voter laughed that he actually may have received more screeners, but discovered that the newish eco-friendly, economical packaging was so lightweight he thought it was junk mail and threw one DVD away--but later discovered his mistake.
On our website: Anniversaries galore at a pastoral charge in N.S.; 111 years of Chinese Presbyterian in Montreal, proving there's nothing new about multiculturalism, two 100th anniversary articles from Knox, Cochrane, Ont.; endless cuteness with angels, lambs, caterpillars and butterflies in Gale, Ont.; a 100th anniversary book from Grace, Calgary--orders yours now!; 50 years of Ingleside, Ont., three newish elders at Mt.
This newish view of the economic history of the 1930s has been gaining ground for several years and this book is not based on original research.