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1.
To use the law to hinder innovation. Also, informally, to innovate through legal proceeding rather than through creative thinking.

From Latin “lex,” meaning law + French “novre,” to make new (see innovate word roots).

Loosely synonymous with "lixiviate"; to extract one substance from another.
HBO is trying to lexivate a new way to distribute their broadcasts. They are getting all over Sling Box because it is somewhat successful.
by Jaymes WIlliams April 27, 2006

Words related to Lexivate

innovate invent legalesse lexivator lixiviate
 
2.
To use the law to hinder innovation. Also, informally, to innovate through legal proceeding rather than through creative thinking.

From Latin “lex,” meaning law + French “novre,” to make new (see innovate word roots).

Loosely synonymous with "lixiviate"; to extract one substance from another.
HBO is trying to lexivate a new way to distribute their broadcasts. They are getting all over Sling Box because it is somewhat successful.
by Jaymes E W April 27, 2006