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hand-off (plural hand-offs)
- (American football) A pass made in a backward direction.
- (aviation) The transfer of the radar identification of an aircraft from one controller to another when the aircraft enters the receiving controller's airspace and radio communications with the aircraft are transferred.
- (business) The passing of a completed project to another person or group.
- (rugby) The act of pushing an opponent away with an open hand.