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offtake

[awf-teyk, of-] /ˈɔfˌteɪk, ˈɒf-/
noun
1.
a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like, to an uptake or downtake.
Origin of offtake
1870-1875
1870-75; after verb phrase take off
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  • 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

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