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knock-off

[′näk‚ȯf]
(mechanical engineering)
The automatic stopping of a machine when it is operating improperly.
The device that causes automatic stopping.
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"As small inventors, we have to fight copycats, knock-offs and infringers every day in order to protect our intellectual property," explained Natasha Ruckel.
Knock-offs worth more than e1/45,000 and 120 packets of cigarettes were seized by customs this week, it was announced on Tuesday.
If they want, those penny pincers can seek a knock-off Ornot jersey.
In "(http://ew.com/recap/the-catch-season-2-episode-8/) The Knock-Off, " Alice Vaughn (Mireille Enos) came face-to-face with her ex-boyfriend Ethan's (Warren Christie) fiancAaAaAeA@e, Gretchen.
What exactly crosses the line from imitation to an illegal knock-off? According to Marsh, this can vary country to country or even by jurisdiction within a country.
Tang announced at the 18 th Shanghai International Film Festival that she was wearing a design from Elie Saab's 2015 Spring & Summer collection , only to be told by the Lebanese designer's reps that it was a knock-off.
"You know some want the real thing and some just want to go for the cheaper option," said the woman selling knock-off watches.
And that means there are countless faceless victims behind the fake designer handbags, knock-off clothes and counterfeit cigarettes.
They take on local rivals Grange Catholics in the Ted Peterson Cup final at Rumney RFC tomorrow (knock-off 2pm).
Port Republic will join Kroger's burgeoning line of private labels, including Caguama (a Corona knock-off brewed in El Salvador); Hollande 1620, (a Heineken knock-off brewed in the Netherlands); and a line of quasi-crafts from the Tap Room 21 Brewing Co., including an Amber Ale, Pale Ale, Wheat and Lager.
When you look over a uniform, here's how to tell if it's the real deal or a knock-off: Look for two tags sewn into the uniform.