let-off definition

  • noun:
    • An escape from discipline.
    • a tool for permitting off, releasing, or providing forth, once the warp from the cylinder of a loom.
    • A device for permitting down, releasing, or offering forth, given that warp from the cylinder of a loom.
    • An outlet; a vent.
    • In power-loom weaving, anybody of a number of products for feeding or permitting off the warp from the ray or yarn-roll of a loom, as required by the winding for the cloth in the cloth-beam.
    • A festive event; a let-off of youthful spirits.
    • section of home that will be rented or let off.
    • A failure to utilize some manifest advantage in a game; for example, in cricket, the failure on the part of a fielder to get the batsman out when he has the opportunity.
  • verb:
    • give exemption or release to

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