design, n.

1. A plan or scheme.

2. Purpose or intention combined with a plan.

formed design. Criminal law. The deliberate and fixed intention to kill, though not necessarily a particular person. See PREMEDITATION. [Cases: Homicide 535.]

3. The pattern or configuration of elements in something, such as a work of art.

4. Patents. The drawing or the depiction of an original plan for a novel pattern, model, shape, or configuration that is chiefly decorative or ornamental. • If it meets other criteria, a design may also be protectable as a trademark. — design, vb.

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