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spin·off

or spin-off  (spĭn′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
1.
a. A divestiture by a corporation of a division or subsidiary by issuing to stockholders shares in a new company set up to continue the operations of the division or subsidiary.
b. The new company formed by such a divestiture.
2. Something, such as a product, that is derived from something larger and more or less unrelated; a byproduct.
3. Something derived from an earlier work, such as a television show starring a character who had a popular minor role in another show.

spin′-off`

or spin′off`,



n.
1. a by-product of something preexisting, as a program of research or technological development.
2. a media product, as a television series, based on an idea or character in a preexisting product.
3. the transfer to corporate stockholders of the stock of a subsidiary or newly acquired company.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spin-off - a product made during the manufacture of something else
product, production - an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
Translations

spin-off

[ˈspɪnɒf] N (Comm) (= product) → derivado m, producto m secundario; (= secondary effect) → consecuencia f indirecta; (= incidental benefit) → beneficio m incidental, beneficio m indirecto

spin-off

n (= side-product)Nebenprodukt nt; spin-off effectFolgewirkung f

spin-off

[ˈspɪnˌɒf] n (Tech, Industry) → applicazione f secondaria; (product) → prodotto secondario
this TV series is a spin-off from the famous film → questa serie televisiva è ispirata al famoso film
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