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reduction to practice: the process of demonstrating that an invention works correctly for its desired purpose NOTE: Under federal patent law reduction to practice is taken into account in establishing priority of invention.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.