Online Google Dictionary

set off wordnet sense
  1. trip: put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
  2. depart: leave; "The family took off for Florida"
  3. bring out: direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets"
  4. explode: cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
  5. cancel: make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
  6. set in motion or cause to begin; "The guide set the tour off to a good start"
  7. In architecture and masonry, the term set-off is given to the horizontal line shown on a floorplan indicating a reduced wall thickness, and consequently the part of the thicker portion appears projecting before the thinner. In plinths, this is generally simply chamfered. ...
  8. In law, a set-off is a statutory defense to the whole or to a portion of a plaintiff's claim. It had no existence under the English common law, being created by 2 Geo. II c. 22 for the relief of insolvent debtors, although set-off was recognized in equity. ...
  9. In printing, set-off is the American term given to the unwanted transfer of ink from one printed sheet to another. The problem can occur with most types of printing, and is avoided by the use of anti-set-off spray powder.
  10. To leave; to begin a journey or trip; To begin; to cause; to initiate; To cause to explode; To make angry; To offset, to compensate for: to reduce the effect of, by having a contrary effect
  11. (SET-OFFS) Buyer shall have the right at any time to set off any amount owing from Seller to Buyer, or Buyer’s subsidiaries, against any amount due and owing to Seller or any of Seller’s subsidiaries, pursuant to this Order or any other contractual agreement between Buyer and Seller or their ...
  12. the accidental transfer of the printed image from one sheet to the back of another.
  13. When available funds in one account of an account holder are used by the bank to settle a debt or part of a debt in another account of the same account holder.
  14. This is where the ink from one sheet is transferred on to the reverse of the sheet above. Leaving ample time for the ink to dry and applying a sealer helps to prevent this
  15. Informal term for Next Review Date (see "NR").
  16. The unwanted transfer of ink from a substrate to parts of the press or other parts of the substrate, etc
  17. A claim for a specific amount of money raised by a defendant in defence to a claim
  18. The Corporation is entitled to deduct from amounts otherwise payable to the Supplier by the Corporation any amount due from the Supplier to the Corporation pursuant to the terms of this Contract.
  19. Refers to the discharging of a debt by the off-setting against it a specific claim that is in the favour of that specified debtor.
  20. a claim made by someone who owes money. The person claims that the amount owed should be reduced (set off) because the person making the claim owes them money in return.
  21. to inspect and describe boundaries of a tract of land, or to determine and designate items of personal property to be awarded
  22. In presswork, when the ink of a printed sheet rubs off or marks the next sheet as it is being delivered. Also called offset.
  23. an undesirable effect that can occur post-printing when one printed sheet transfers ink to the sheet next to it on the stacker (also called off-set)
  24. A claim a debtor is entitled to make against a creditor that reduces or eliminates the amount the debtor owed the creditor.
  25. The Forwarder shall have a right to off-set any credit balance held in the name of a Customer any monies which are in any respect owed to the Forwarder by the Customer.