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Definition of "spin-off" [spin-off]

  • Offshoot. (noun)
  • An incidental benefit or unexpected pay-off. (noun)
  • By-product. (noun)
  • 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. (noun)
  • The formation of a subsidiary company that continues the operations of part of the parent company; the company so formed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spin-off" in a sentence
  • "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."