offtake

[ awf-teyk, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌteɪk, ˈɒf- /

noun

a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like, to an uptake or downtake.

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Origin of offtake

First recorded in 1870–75; after verb phrase take off

Words nearby offtake

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Example sentences from the Web for offtake

  • The cliff rose above them, a wall broken here and there by the offtake of narrow ravines, filled with forest trees.

    Long Live the King|Mary Roberts Rinehart