[kuh-mod-i-tee] /kəˈmɒd ɪ ti/
noun, plural commodities.
an article of trade or commerce, especially a product as distinguished from a service.
something of use, advantage, or value.
Stock Exchange. any unprocessed or partially processed good, as grain, fruits, and vegetables, or precious metals.
Obsolete. a quantity of goods.
noun (pl) -ties
an article of commerce
something of use, advantage, or profit
(economics) an exchangeable unit of economic wealth, esp a primary product or raw material
early 15c., “benefit, profit, welfare;” later “a convenient or useful product,” from Middle French commodité “benefit, profit,” from Latin commoditatem (nominative commoditas) “fitness, adaptation, convenience, advantage,” from commodus “suitable, convenient” (see commode). General sense “property possession” is from c.1500.
Any product manufactured or grown.
[kuh-myoon-l, kom-yuh-nl] /kəˈmyun l, ˈkɒm yə nl/ adjective 1. used or shared in common by everyone in a group: a communal jug of wine. 2. of, by, or belonging to the people of a ; shared or participated in by the public: communal land; Building the playground was a communal project. 3. pertaining to a […]
[non-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l] /ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/ adjective 1. not , especially with reference to a disease that is not transmitted through contact with an infected or afflicted person.
[non-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh nt] /ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kənt/ noun 1. a person who is not a . 2. a person who does not communicate. noun a person who does not attend church
- Noncommunicating hydrocephalus
noncommunicating hydrocephalus non·com·mu·ni·cat·ing hydrocephalus (nŏn’kə-myōō’nĭ-kā’tĭng) n. A form of hydrocephalus in which the ventricles of the brain are blocked and cerebrospinal fluid cannot pass to the subarachnoid space. Also called obstructive hydrocephalus.