novelty


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a new and unusual thing

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originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel

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originality by virtue of being new and surprising

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a small inexpensive mass-produced article

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cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

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He suggests that progress in science depends on a delicate balance between novelty and checking the work of other scientists.
We wanted to know whether reward anticipation brain activity at age 14 would predict later substance use in risk kids 6 who are high novelty seekers," Stanford professor Brian Knutson, who conducted the study, (http://www.
Novelty Chess Club struck through Marc Christian Nazario, Kelly Rancap and Louie Salvador who bested Fide Master Nelson Mariano IV, Chester Caminong and Idol Kamaludin in that order.
So for the rest of the year, when we base our present-buying on the old-fashioned principle of what someone would actually like, we avoid the novelty section out of courtesy and respect for other people's tat thresholds.
We see this happening in beverages and on the foodservice side, and it's only a matter of time [until] it will be in the frozen novelty section.
The new alliance will enable the local promotional advertising company, now called Eastern Advertising Novelty powered by Proforma, to significantly expand its marketing services to include multimedia services, e-commerce websites, commercial printing, mobile marketing and more, according to a press release.
The Alvarez Novelty Glasses's proprietary features allow it to make light of how reasonable a person the wearer might be.
I must say that there were some good things given out during this age of novelty gifts -- things like a set of encyclopedias, the only information resource when there was no Internet.
By doing so, it contributes to our understanding of specific groups of travelers that could be assumed to be based on novelty-seeking behavior, as well as the demographics and characteristics of travelers who actively seek novelty when they travel compared to those who do not.
More than half (56%) of all ice cream and frozen novelty consumers partake in their sweet treat after a meal as a dessert, however, younger Americans believe anytime is good for a cold treat.
Films that garnered higher novelty scores featured a word that was rarely used to describe it, whereas films with lower novelty scores had a keyword used to describe a variety of them.
Our frozen novelty business is seeing some nice increases in sales.
With this verified, novelty and appropriateness are included as characteristics of creativity (Sternberg 1999).
At a competition in Albany, Sheldon students took first in jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, novelty and pom, and third in kick.
In regard to the label industry, I would say that novelty would stand for a new idea or use for a label.