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Easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent,
  1. Easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent
    • - unemployment has been the most obvious cost of the recession
    • - it was obvious a storm was coming in
  2. Predictable and lacking in subtlety
    • - it was an obvious remark to make

  1. easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "obvious errors"
  2. (obviously) unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly'); "the answer is obviously wrong"; "she was in bed and evidently in great pain"; "he was manifestly too important to leave off the guest list"; "it is all patently nonsense"; "she has apparently been living here for some ...
  3. (obviousness) the property of being easy to see and understand
  4. Obvious is the seventh studio album of the Contemporary Christian group 4Him. It was released on Benson Records.
  5. Blink-182 is the eponymous fifth studio album by the American pop punk band Blink-182. It was produced by Jerry Finn, and was released on November 18, 2003 through Geffen Records. ...
  6. Christina Aguilera is the self-titled debut album by American pop singer Christina Aguilera. Released on August 24, 1999 (see 1999 in music) in the U.S. ...
  7. "Obvious" is the third single to be released from the American R&B singer LeToya's debut album LeToya. ...
  8. Obvious is the second album released by Plus One.
  9. "The Obvious" is the fourth single of the rock band Orgy. It was released as a one track single to promote their new album Punk Statik Paranoia sometime in 2003.
  10. (Obviousness) The inventive step and non-obviousness reflect a same general patentability requirement present in most patent laws, according to which an invention should be sufficiently inventive -- i.e., non-obvious -- in order to be patented.
  11. Easily discovered, seen, or understood; self-explanatory
  12. (obviously) In a obvious manner; clearly apparent
  13. (OBVIOUSLY) I hope you weren't sleeping when we discussed this earlier, because I refuse to repeat it.
  14. (Obviously) like any competitive endeavor, interviewing gets easier with practice. Job interview questions will be less intimidating the more often you answer them. ...
  15. (obviously) and clearly might not be true for everyone.
  16. (Obviousness) The concept that the claims defining an invention in a patent application must involve an inventive step if, when compared with what is already known (i.e. prior art), it would not be obvious to someone skilled in the art.
  17. (OBVIOUSNESS) [patent]. A condition of non-patentability in which an invention cannot receive a valid patent because a person with ordinary skill in that technology can readily deduce it from publicly available information (prior art).
  18. A condition or fact not likely to be ignored or overlooked.
  19. (1) that which is never seen until someone expresses it. (2) that which is never seen less than when it is well expressed. / (3) the most difficult question to answer.
  20. adj. Considered to be unworthy of attention; unnoted.
  21. The Latin prefix ob-, meaning against, + the noun via, meaning road or way. The basic meaning is standing in the way, i.e. you can't miss it. Make your next social studies lesson plan less obvious and more engaging for students.