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novelties, plural;
  1. The quality of being new, original, or unusual
    • - the novelty of being a married woman wore off
  2. A new or unfamiliar thing or experience
    • - in 1914 air travel was still a novelty
  3. Denoting something intended to be amusing as a result of its new or unusual quality
    • - a novelty teapot
  4. A small and inexpensive toy or ornament
    • - he bought chocolate novelties to decorate the Christmas tree

  1. freshness: originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel
  2. knickknack: a small inexpensive mass-produced article
  3. bangle: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
  4. Novelty is an album from the early 90's by Jawbox. The songs "Static" and "Cutoff" were singles from the album, but only the latter had a music video.
  5. This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
  6. Novelty was an early steam locomotive built by John Ericsson and John Braithwaite to take part in the Rainhill Trials.
  7. Novelty is a patentability requirement. An invention is not patentable if the claimed subject matter was disclosed before the date of filing, or before the date of priority if a priority is claimed, of the patent application.
  8. A Novelty Show is a competition or display in which exhibits or specimens are in some novel; striking or differing in some way from that which is usual for the type of competition.
  9. (Novelties) A novelty item is a small manufactured adornment, especially a personal adornment.
  10. The state of being new or novel; newness; A new product; an innovation; A small mass-produced trinket; In novelty theory, newness, density of complexification, and dynamic change as opposed to static habituation
  11. (Novelties) A miniature object designed to be attached to a chain bracelet. Charms can depict figures, sports, occupations, numbers, and letters, among the many representations available. Generally designed for bracelets, charms may also be used as pendants, or hung from brooches and watch chains.
  12. (NOVELTIES) Free items, such as calendars, letter openers, mugs or buttons, bearing an advertiser's logo -- also referred to as advertising specialties. The purpose of such novelties is to keep the advertiser's name in front of its audience over time.
  13. (Novelties) Applications which are designed for amusement but are not classified as games.
  14. (Novelties) Logo Line / Stress Items / Pens / Novelties
  15. (Novelties) Whips, whistling birds, canes, pennants and others souvenirs sold on the parade route, on the show grounds and on teh circus seats by circus concession men.
  16. (novelties) Women's non-basic styles characterized by unusual patterning and/or coloration.
  17. (noun) "Embellishment or detail on a garment that makes the piece special. Novelty may be embroidery, print, beads and pleating to name a few."
  18. Meet A meet that does not fall into a specific category because of limited events, sessions, or age brackets.
  19. Novelty fabrics are primarily made of 100% cotton and tend to have decorative designs.  They are often used to make quilts, curtains and garments.
  20. The legal requirement that the elements for an invention not be anticipated in the prior art; an invention that has not been known or used by others in the U.S. ...
  21. a small firework shaped like a animal, vehicle, or structure.  Novelties emit small sprays of sparks, crackle, and whistle, and often move around on little wheels.
  22. The sampling technique was strongly biased toward finding examples of collaboratories that were different than what had been seen before. ...
  23. intriguingly different: interestingly so
  24. general term for 19th century wood siding with a decorative profile
  25. a book or book-related toy either involving the use of paper engineering or diecut to an unusual shape; almost always aimed at the children’s market.