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Definitions and Synonyms of take-up | Another word for take-up | What is take-up?

Definition 1: the action of taking up as by tightening or absorption or reeling in - [noun denoting act]

(take-up is a kind of ...) the act of making something tighter

"the tightening of economic controls"

Definition 2: any of various devices for reducing slack (as in a sewing machine) or taking up motion (as in a loom) - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where take-up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a take-up that winds photographic film on a spool

(take-up is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

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