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Offset may refer to:
- Offset (film), a 2006 film featuring Răzvan Vasilescu and Alexandra Maria Lara.
- Offset (law), a reduction in the amount to be paid by a losing party on the basis of debt owed by the prevailing party.
- Offset agreement, a trade practice in the aerospace and defense industry.
- Offset loan (finance), a type of flexible lending arrangement.
- Offset printing, a printing technique where an inked image is transferred from plate to printing surface via a rubber blanket.
- Offset Software, a video game development company.
- Project Offset, working title of a first-person shooter video game by Offset Software.
- Carbon offset, a financial instrument meant to aid efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Science and engineering
- Offset (botany), a seperable part of a plant that can develop into a new, independent plant.
- Offset (computer science), the distance to (displacement of) an element within a data object.
- Offset (gears), the perpendicular distance between the axes of hypoid or offset-facing gears.
- Offset (geometry)
- Offset (geophysics), the distance between a source and receiver of seismic or other geophysical readings.
- Offset (wheel), "the distance between the mounting surface of the back of [a] wheel and the wheel[']s [axis]".
- Offset dish antenna, a type of satellite dish.
- DC offset, the mean amplitude of a waveform (originally, a direct-current ("DC") waveform).
- Frequency offset, the difference between a source and a reference frequency.
- Phase offset, a sinusoidal function's initial (non-zero) angle at its origin.
- Displacement (vector) or "offset", the position of a point or a particle in reference to an origin or to a previous position.
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