spin-out
 n.— «A “spin-out” from OLPC, the company, Pixel Qi is looking to create a $75 laptop and trying to advance low-cost computers and power-efficient laptops, mobile phones and other consumer electronics that are sunlight readable, Jepsen wrote on the company’s Web site.…“Spinning out from OLPC enables the development of a new machine, beyond the XO [laptop], while leveraging a larger market for new technologies,” Jepsen wrote.» —“Former OLPC C.T.O. Aims to Create $75 Laptop” by Agam Shah New York Times Jan. 9, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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