take-up


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take-up

(tāk′ŭp′)
n.
1. The act of taking or tightening up.
2. A device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion, as one in a loom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.take-up - any of various devices for reducing slack (as in a sewing machine) or taking up motion (as in a loom)take-up - any of various devices for reducing slack (as in a sewing machine) or taking up motion (as in a loom); "a take-up that winds photographic film on a spool"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
2.take-up - the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
tightening - the act of making something tighter; "the tightening of economic controls"
Translations

take-up

[ˈteɪkʌp] N (Brit) this benefit has a low take-up ratemuy poca gente reclama esta prestación
there was an enthusiastic public take-up of shares in privatized companieshubo muchísima demanda para comprar acciones en las empresas privatizadas

take-up

n (esp Brit)
Inanspruchnahme f; there is a very low take-up of housing benefitnur wenige nehmen Wohngeld in Anspruch
(Tech, of tape etc) → Aufwickeln nt, → Aufspulen nt; the rate of take-updie Aufwickel- or Aufspulgeschwindigkeit; take-up spoolAufwickelspule f