Definition of Spin-off
1. Noun. A product made during the manufacture of something else.
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spin-off
Literary usage of Spin-off
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."