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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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