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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hand′-off`(n.)

or hand′off`

  1. an offensive play in football in which a player, usu. a back, hands the ball to a teammate. the ball itself during the execution of such a transfer.

    Category: Sport

Origin of hand-off:

1895–1900

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  1. hand-off(Noun)

    A pass made in a backward direction.

  2. hand-off(Noun)

    The transfer of the radar identification of an aircraft from one controller to another when the aircraft enters the receiving controller's airspace and radio communications with the aircraft are transferred.

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