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knock-off

[′näk‚ȯf]
(mechanical engineering)
The automatic stopping of a machine when it is operating improperly.
The device that causes automatic stopping.
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com/2017/04/28/catch-ratings-season-2-renewed-cancelled/) TV Line , "The Catch" Season 2, episode 8, titled "The Knock-Off," garnered a total of 3.
While fashion aficionados anxiously wait to see what their favorite celebrity will be wearing, lesser known designers are gearing up to make knock-off versions of the nights top fashion moments.
The knock-offs being smuggled into Ireland are produced in underground factories in China and Eastern Europe and the brands aren't sold on the continent.
Many artists and publishers have established regular procedures in which they use eBay search features to locate knock-offs of their works.
However, as with any illegal business, selling and buying the knock-offs comes with risks.
The plaintiffs believe that if ReplayTV and future knock-offs spread, it could spell the end of their business.
3-ounce bottles of designer fragrance knock-offs, marked Ross's entry into a new niche in the fragrance category.