staple commodity

staple commodity
/ˌsteɪp(ə)l kə'mɒdɪti/ noun
a basic food or raw material

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  • Staple — Sta ple (st[=a] p l), n. [AS. stapul, stapol, stapel, a step, a prop, post, table, fr. stapan to step, go, raise; akin to D. stapel a pile, stocks, emporium, G. stapela heap, mart, stake, staffel step of a ladder, Sw. stapel, Dan. stabel, and E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staple — Ⅰ. staple [1] ► NOUN 1) a small flattened U shaped piece of wire used to fasten papers together. 2) a small U shaped metal bar with pointed ends for driving into wood to hold things in place. ► VERB ▪ secure with a staple or staples. ORIGIN Old… …   English terms dictionary

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  • commodity — [kə mäd′ə tē] n. pl. commodities [ME & OFr commodite, benefit, profit < L commoditas, fitness, adaptation < commodus: see COMMODE] 1. any useful thing 2. anything bought and sold; any article of commerce 3. [pl.] basic items or staple… …   English World dictionary

  • staple — A major commodity grown, traded and demanded; e.g. grain, salt, flour. Such commodity is usually very important to the local economy where it is grown or produced. Raw material. In English law, a mart or market. A place where the buying and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • staple — staple1 /stay peuhl/, n., v., stapled, stapling. n. 1. a short piece of wire bent so as to bind together papers, sections of a book, or the like, by driving the ends through the sheets and clinching them on the other side. 2. a similar, often U… …   Universalium

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