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 (hănd′ôf′, -ŏf′)
1. Football The act or an instance of handing the ball to a teammate during a play.
2. Sports The act or an instance of handing a baton to a teammate in a relay race.
3. The act or an instance of passing something or the control of it from one person or agency to another: a handoff of the aircraft from one control tower to another.
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Noun1.handoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammatehandoff - (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
football play - (American football) a play by the offensive team
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a contract to help implement and sustain the use of the I-PASS standardized handoff method, including training clinical staff on its use, the company said.
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A few botched radio calls were involved, but essentially I was never handed off to the Class D for my destination, and by the time I was able to get a word in to request the handoff, I was already inside the second airspace.
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Little says she advocates for an accountability protocol in which an outgoing handoff requires a direct conversation with a clinician at the receiving program.
Therefore, in this paper the Network Traffic Load based Handoff Algorithm (NTL-HA) for GGSN-based Tight coupling Architecture is introduced.
Spector is also the chair of the executive council of the I-PASS Handoff Institute, which oversees the I-PASS Handoff Study.