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off

Cricket
a. the part of the field on that side of the pitch to which the batsman presents his bat when taking strike: thus for a right-hander, off is on the right-hand side
b. a fielding position in this part of the field
c. (as modifier): the off stump

off

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(engineering)
Designating the inoperative state of a device, or one of two possible conditions (the other being “on”) in a circuit.

OFF.

On drawings, abbr. for “office.”
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Of course, when your offhand is in play, there's a chance it could wind up in front of the muzzle of your gun.
In thicker timber, whether lodgepole pine in the Rockies or hardwood forests east of the Mississippi, many trees have branch-free boles, handy for impromptu offhand rests.
You don't have to be an Einstein to see that a strong serve to the receiver's offhand will result in a hanger to your strong hand.
Next, this gun has a Tyrolean stock that is hands-down the best stock for offhand target shooting.
I've been lucky with other urgent offhand shots, like the 200-yard poke that tagged an eland dashing through thorn after a hit from a lightweight bullet.
Either way, you must practice, practice, practice shooting offhand.
Along with startling descriptions of ancient cures involving red-hot pokers, here we find hilarious offhand observations (never return "mortified parts" loose to the belly in hernia operations, for example) and flecks of true wisdom ("for every problem there is one solution which is simple, neat and wrong," according to Mencken).
It is a sad commentary on modern standards that Liverpool JMU has chosen to discard its trustees in such an offhand manner and showed such apparent disdain for people of the stature of Aldham Robarts and Rex Makin who have given somuch time, goodwill, credibility and money to the university in the past.
Turner should be held to account for his offhand slur.
Bill Keller, the executive editor of The Times, approved the photo spread in what appears to have been an offhand way.
A few offhand comments by reviewers attempting to be funny could have damaging consequences to otherwise fantastic restaurants.
Sometimes, an offhand remark gets more feedback than a carefully crafted campaign.