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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in; A device for reducing slack or taking up lost motion.

Usage examples (39)
  • Dependence of current take-up on the torque (load)
  • Their take-up of the latest fund-raising is now 27%.
  • The take-up rate is highly correlated with earnings.
  • Well, we had one scene, where we shot -- kind of a take-up. for more
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