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    take-up

    take-up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word take-up

    Definition
    (noun) any of various devices for reducing slack (as in a sewing machine) or taking up motion (as in a loom)
    Example Sentence
    • a take-up that winds photographic film on a spool
    Definition
    (noun) the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in
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