A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one, such as a television series based on a pre-existing one, or as a new company formed from a university research group or business incubator. An organization (or organisation &mdash see spelling differences) is a social arrangement which pursues collective goals which controls its own performance and An entity is something that has a distinct separate Existence, though it need not be a material existence A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects Business incubators are programs designed to accelerate the successful development of Entrepreneurial companies through an array of business support resources and services developed In literature, especially in milieu based popular fictional book series like mysteries, westerns, fantasy, or science fiction the term sub-series is generally used instead of spin-off, but with essentially the same meaning. Literature is the Art of written works Literally translated the word means "acquaintance with letters" (from Latin littera letter The social environment (context, also known as the Milieu, is the identical or similar Social positions and Social roles as a whole that influence the individuals A book series is a sequence of Books with certain characteristics in common that are formally identified together as a group The Western is a fiction Genre seen in Film, Television, Radio, Literature, Painting and other Visual arts. Fantasy is a Genre that uses magic and other Supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting
Spin-offs as a descriptive term can also include a dissenting faction of a membership organization, a sect of a cult, a denomination of a church. Dissent is a sentiment or philosophy of non-agreement or Opposition to an Idea (eg In the Sociology of religion a sect is generally a smaller religious or political group that has broken off from a larger group for example from a This article does not discuss "cult" in the original sense of "veneration" or "religious practice" for that usage see Cult (religious practice Church (disambiguation A religious denomination is a subgroup within a Religion that operates under a common name tradition and identity In business, a spin-off is essentially the opposite of a merger. A business (also called firm or an enterprise) is a legally recognized organizational entity designed to provide goods and/or services to In computing, a spin-off from a software project is often called a fork. In Software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of Source code from one software package and start independent development
A spinoff-product, is a product deriving elements of design , branding or function from an existing product, but which is itself a new distinct product.
The common definition of 'spin out' is when a division of a company or organization becomes an independent business. Spin out refers to a type of Spin off where a company "splits off" sections of itself as a separate business Spin out refers to a type of Spin off where a company "splits off" sections of itself as a separate business
Civilian goods which are the result of military or governmental research are also known as spinoffs.
Media spin off is the process of deriving new radio, video game, movie series, book series or television programs from existing ones. Media spin-off is the process of deriving new Radio programs Television programs or Video games or even Novels from already existing ones Media spin-off is the process of deriving new Radio programs Television programs or Video games or even Novels from already existing ones Radio programming is the content that is broadcast by Radio stations The original inventors of radio such as Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo A video game is a Game that involves interaction with a User interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. A film series is a collection of related films in Succession. A book series is a sequence of Books with certain characteristics in common that are formally identified together as a group A television program (US television programme (UK or television show (U
A research spinoff is a new company based on the findings of a member or by members of a research group at a university. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects
The term is also used for concepts or products spun off a research project, for example methods or materials pioneered during the Manhattan Project (spin-off: Commercial Nuclear Power) or during the Space Race (spin-offs: Many, Integrated Circuits and hence most modern electronics, freeze-dried foods, satellites, et-cetera, and et al. The World War II Manhattan Project developed the first Nuclear weapon (atomic bomb The Space Race was a competition of space exploration between the Soviet Union and the United States, which lasted roughly from 1957 to 1975 Microchipsjpg|right|thumb|200px|Microchips ( EPROM memory with a transparent window showing the integrated circuit inside Electronics refers to the flow of charge (moving Electrons through Nonmetal conductors (mainly Semiconductors, whereas electrical Freeze drying (also known as lyophilization or cryodesiccation) is a Dehydration process typically used to preserve a perishable material This article is about artificial satellites For natural satellites also known as moons see Natural satellite. ).