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Proprietary

Describing knowledge or another asset that properly belongs to one person or company. Proprietary knowledge and assets are protected and their owner is not required to reveal them. For example, a restaurant that makes the best fried chicken in town cannot be compelled to reveal its recipe as this knowledge gives it a competitive advantage over other restaurants. See also: Trade secret.
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With the proprietarily designed feeding system, more silicon material can be added into the same crucible during and after melting of the original charge.
As a grid computing platform, DCGrid delivers optimum results for all applications, whether the application was developed proprietarily in-house, by a third party or open sourced.
This partial valuation reflects both a segment of our existing product line, as well as our one-of-a-kind lighting technology that is exclusively licensed and proprietarily owned by Cyberlux Corporation," said Mark Schmidt, President and COO of Cyberlux.
For banks and brokerage firms today, successful e-commerce strategy depends highly on building an infrastructure that effectively supports the seamless integration of proprietarily built applications with multiple external platforms.
This one-of-a-kind lighting technology is exclusively licensed and proprietarily owned by Cyberlux Corporation.
The Penn Street Fund Sector Rotational Portfolio was incepted in August 2000 and utilizes a well-refined investment process that was proprietarily developed.
The systems are proprietarily owned and controlled which are focused at serving the Canadian consumer regardless of age, gender or wealth.