- 1A byproduct or incidental result of a larger project: the commercial spin-off from defense researchMore example sentences
- According to Marian Flannery, who is managing the project, the economic spin-off from the development will be significant.
- More academic staff also means spin-offs in terms of research and innovative procedures in the delivery of services.
- The town hopes the project will create other positive spin-offs, such as new businesses, employment and business skills training.
- 1.1A product marketed by its association with a popular television program, movie, personality, etc.: [as modifier]: spin-off merchandisingMore example sentences
- Everything about the film, a spin-off from a popular Brazilian sitcom, was done with the latest digital technology - from the production to the distribution to the exhibition.
- The film also produced a multiplatinum sound track and a popular television series spin-off.
- As I write this, one of the most popular and long-running spin-offs is still in production: NBC's hit sitcom Frasier.
- 1.2A subsidiary of a parent company that has been sold off, creating a new company.More example sentences
- Both of these are spin-offs from parent insurance companies.
- But later that year he quit Coca-Cola to become chairman of Coca-Cola Beverages, a spin-off from the parent firm.
- When that is in place, Smith wants to create and subsidise small independent spin-offs to make the pumps and supply them in the developing world.
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