Definitions

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  • n. Offshoot.
  • n. An incidental benefit or unexpected pay-off.
  • n. By-product.
  • n. 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.
  • n. The formation of a subsidiary company that continues the operations of part of the parent company; the company so formed.

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  • n. a product made during the manufacture of something else

Etymologies

spin + off (Wiktionary)

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