from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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
Now he returns to the subject of the cultural collision of east and west in what he calls a spin-off rather than a sequel.
The process of separating the exceptional subsidiary from the parent is called a spin-off.
BlueVia, a spin-off from the Spanish telecomTelefonica, could be the solution to Twitter's problem.
The private company Affimed, which employs 30 people in Heidelberg, is a spin-off from the German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Heidelberg.
You should treat the effective date of the partial spin-off, which is the distribution date of October 5, 2011, as the date of the dividend.
Further, the emergence of domestic spin-off funds has fueled the competition among funds and driven up valuations.
It's clearly a page taken straight out of "Wicked," the "Wizard of Oz" spin-off that allows the audience to sympathize with the Wicked Witch of the West.
As for the two spin-off series, Paul "DJ Pauly D" Delvecchio's show is "sort of a reality version of Entourage," Linn says.
Heck, he deserves his own short or spin-off series.
The three had such a wide following that Fox produced a short-lived spin-off series -- the pilot show of which was so eerily close to the events of 9-11, which was still 8 months away when the episode aired, that it's become a part of conspiracy folklore itself.