Definition of Offtake

1. n. Act of taking off; specif., the taking off or purchase of goods.



Definition of Offtake

1. Verb. (obsolete) To take off; take away. ¹

2. Noun. A point or channel of drainage or off-flow; offlet. ¹

3. Noun. (context: mining) The removal of oil (or an industrial chemical) from a storage facility. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Offtake

1. a pipe or channel for removing fluid [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Offtake

offskips
offslip
offsmite
offspeed
offspinner
offspinners
offsplit
offspring
offsprings
offstage
offstages
offstand
offstanding
offstood
offsuit
offtake (current term)
offtakes
offtrack
offwing
offworlder
offworlders
offy
oflag
oflags
ofloxacin
oft
oft-mentioned
oft-used
oft mentioned

Literary usage of Offtake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Distribution of Foodgrains in Kerala: Income Distribution by Poykayil Simon George (1979)
"The per capita annual offtake of rice and wheat from the fair price shops varied between 42 and 65 kilograms. Though the per capita annual offtake shows ..."

2. The Changing Public Role in a Rice Economy Approaching Self-Sufficiency: The by Francesco Goletti (1994)
"AThe price changes,pt, are the endogenous variables, and the changes in offtake, Offt', and procurement, Procu', are the exogenous variables. ..."

3. Coal in the Energy Supply of India by IEA Coal Industry Advisory Board (2002)
"Table B.14 offtake of Coal from Coal India Ltd, Singareni Collieries Company Ltd and others, 1997-98 to 2000-2001 (Mt) Note : Since change in consumer ..."

4. The Demand for Public Storage of Wheat in Pakistan by Thomas C. Pinckney (1989)
"Stocks on May 1 have been less than offtake during May in 6 out of the last 18 years. Indeed, in May of 1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, and 1978, opening stocks ..."

5. The Mining Engineer (1904)
"Mr. WC BLACKETT described an " Improved offtake-socket for Coupling and Uncoupling Hauling-ropes ; " as follows: — ;»-*. ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The offtake of the upper ... Superintending Engineer, its offtake from the Ganges has moved down ten miles. ... upper and lower, from its present offtake at ..."

7. American Fuels by Raymond Foss Bacon, William Allen Hamor (1922)
"Those which have condensed at the temperature of the offtake are in an almost ... Immediately upon leaving the producer offtake, the gas is showered with ..."

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