Definition of Spin-off

1. Noun. A product made during the manufacture of something else.

Exact synonyms: By-product, Byproduct
Generic synonyms: Product, Production
Derivative terms: Spin Off



Definition of Spin-off

1. Noun. Offshoot. ¹

2. Noun. An incidental benefit or unexpected pay-off. ¹

3. Noun. By-product. ¹

4. Noun. A fictional work where the protagonist was introduced in a preceding work or at least shares the same equivalent setting, often in a different aspect. ¹

5. Noun. The formation of a subsidiary company that continues the operations of part of the parent company; the company so formed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spin-off

spilt
spilt the beans
spilter
spilters
spilth
spilths
spilus
spim
spime
spimes
spims
spin
spin-density wave
spin-dry
spin-lattice relaxation
spin-off (current term)
spin-offs
spin-polarized
spin-polarized fusion
spin-spin energy
spin-spin relaxation
spin a yarn
spin around
spin bowler
spin bowlers
spin density
spin doctor
spin doctored
spin doctoring
spin doctors

Literary usage of Spin-off

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1. A Plain English Handbook: How to Create Clear Sec Disclosure Documents edited by Nancy M. Smith (2001)
"Step 2: The Spin-Off Merger. Pursuant to the and conditions set forth in the Spin-Off Merger Agreement, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors formed ..."

2. Turning Science Into Business: Patenting and Licensing at Public Research by OECD Staff, Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (2003)
"One interviewed spin-off (LioniX, see box) was in fact not based on IPR but on a licensing agreement giving the spin-off exclusive, direct access to new ..."

3. OECD Economic Surveys: Hungary by OECD Staff, OECD (2005)
"New rules on university spin-off companies (part of the 2005 Innovation Act): . Universities (and similar institutions) can now set up a spin-off company ..."

4. OECD Economic Surveys: Hungary by OECD Staff (2005)
"New rules on university spin-off companies (part of the 2005 Innovation Act): • Universities (and similar institutions) can now set up a spin-off company ..."

5. Innovation Policy And Performance: A Cross-country Comparison by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"This is primarily related to the comparatively high spin-off rates from the ... Most of the high-technology spin-off firms in Sweden are generated from the ..."

6. Science, Technology and Industry Outlook: Drivers of Growth: Information by OECD (2001)
"European countries are also reporting more public sector spin-off activity. German data indicate the most impressive growth but relative to the United ..."

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