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walk-off

[wawk-awf, -of] /ˈwɔkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who escapes easily, especially by walking away from a place of detention; a walkaway:
The guards rounded up the walk-offs from the prison farm.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; noun use of verb phrase walk off
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Examples for walk-off
  • Place adhesive walk-off mats at entrance and exit of work areas.
  • Provide walk-off mats at entrance to work area or within the anteroom.
  • Any carpet removed shall be dampened and set immediately inside the work area and used as a walk-off mat.
  • walk-off mats will be at entrances to work areas during construction.
  • Replace adhesive walk-off mats at entrance and exit of work area.
  • Place adhesive walk-off mats at entrances and exits of work areas.
  • Place walk-off mats at entrance and exit of work area.
  • walk-off mats are recommended to minimize tracking of heavy dirt and dust from construction areas.
  • walk-off mats are at all the entrances to our facility.
  • Provide and use dust walk-off mats or construction sticky mats for exiting the work site during demolition and construction.

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