trade name


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trade name a name given to a product or service
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Trade name An invented or arbitrary adopted name given by a manufacturer or merchant to an article to distinguish it as produced or sold by him.
    • Trade name The name by which an article is called among traders, etc.; as, tin spirits is a common trade name in the dyeing industry for various solutions of tin salts.
    • Trade name The name or style under which a concern or firm does business. This name becomes a part of the good will of a business; it is not protected by the registration acts, but a qualified common-law protection against its misuse exists, analogous to that existing in the case of trade-marks.
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In literature:

Accordingly people began to give this trade bad names.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
It is easy to make out from the surviving names where the trades were placed.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
Then he asked his name, trade, and his father's name, and where they dwelt?
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
The Act also is intended to prevent the sale of coffees under trade names that do not properly belong to them.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
But ere we continue, tell me your name and trade, at the least.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
You may as well know that his trading in 'black ivory' was another name for slave-trading.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
Norwich was formerly famous for its trade in woollens, the Dutch introducing them at the neighboring village of Worsted, whence the name.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
It was known in the art trade as "Praeger arbeit," which was not a name which accurately described its origin.
"Intarsia and Marquetry" by F. Hamilton Jackson
These are sold under various trade names.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
For a time Colonel Lyle was associated with Colonel John Fitzgerald in the shipping trade under the firm name of Lyle & Fitzgerald.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore

In poetry:

Tools with the comely names,
Mattock and scythe and spade,
Couth and bitter as flames,
Clean, and bowed in the blade,--
A man and his tools make a man and his trade.
"A Saxon Song" by Victoria Sackville-West
The very first voyage as ever I made
I went to sea in the East Coast trade,
And I courted a gal at Seaton Sluice —
If her name warn’t Lizzie it must ha’ been Luce —
So I did!
"Sweethearts And Wives" by Cicely Fox Smith
It's not a good example to the people where we trade
To see upon our vessels' bows such things as those displayed;
So let her name be Enterprise or Thrift or Industry,
And I think we can't do better than a figurehead of ME."
"The Figurehead" by Cicely Fox Smith
Now like all others of her ilk, the lady had a friend,
And what she made my way of trade, she gave to him to spend;
To stake him in a poker game, or pay his bar-room score;
He was a pimp from Paris. and his name was Lew Lamore.
"The Ballad Of Touch-The-Button Nell" by Robert W Service

In news:

With the trade deadline looming, the Rangers have been linked to several big name pitchers.
The Oakland Athletics have traded third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff and cash to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.
Beef producers should consider adding monensin – its trade name Rumensin – to grain supplements for winter forages.
APEX Named One of Fastest-Growing Trade Shows Jun 25, 2012 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Nasdaq Cancels Trades in Batch of Big-Name Stocks.
It's what the private security contractor that once traded under the name Blackwater Worldwide is now called.
The trade journal has named author E.L.
The tree is named for a ministry that prevents children from falling prey to the sex trade in Thailand.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a $3.7 million settlement with a diet plan marketer by the name of Jason Pharmaceuticals.
The Federal Trade Commission has named David Shonka acting general counsel of the agency.
Without revealing names, an ESPN report early Friday claimed the Tigers are actively engaged in trade talks and are targeting relievers "capable of closing.".
Oxycodone is a painkiller also referred to as hillbilly heroin or by its trade name Oxycontin.
In 2003, a team of consultants and researchers published Trading Up: The New American Luxury, a study of the psychology that leads people to splurge on high-end brand-name items.
Leveraging Your Brand’s Name to Achieve Post-Patent Success.
Rounding out the name — the French had a trading post here in the early 1700s.

In science:

These names reflect the fact that usually (e.g., in a yard sale) the richer agent is unlikely to stake its entire holdings in a trade with a poorer agent.
Stochastic Maps, Wealth Distribution in Random Asset Exchange Models and the Marginal Utility of Relative Wealth
Certain trade names are identified in this report only in order to specify the methods used in obtaining the reported data.
Methods for Producing Optical Coherent State Superpositions
The goal of this paper is to critically examine this underlying assumption associated with the previously quoted approaches, namely the fact that the impact of a trade does not depend in any way on the physical time elapsed since previous transaction.
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity
In proofs we handle with a special type of directed trade, named a cyclical trade, as follows.
Smallest defining sets of super-simple 2 - (v, 4,1) directed designs
It will perform a comparative analysis of performances between trading strategies: two very famous and reliable technical strategies (namely momentum and RSI-divergence [29, 30]) that traders adopt everyday for their operations in real markets, versus a random strategy.
The beneficial role of random strategies in social and financial systems