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Synonyms for offshoot

Synonyms for offshoot

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

something derived from another

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

Synonyms for offshoot

a natural consequence of development

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The Agreement provides for the design and construction of a pipeline offshoot to the Komsomolsk Refinery (with external power supply facilities included) with an annual capacity of up to 8 mln tons of oil.
Jordan fears the rise of hard-liners within its offshoot of the Brotherhood because they have close ties with Hamas.
Studies indicate that drug money makes most of the financing for HuT's offshoots like the IMU, al-Qaeda, and the Taliban.
Right around the corner from Dean & DeLuca, Giorgio DeLuca and Jorge Neves have opened a cafe-style offshoot of their trattoria Giorgione, Giorgione 508 at 508 Greenwich Street.
Earth Education is here explained as a spiritual offshoot of environmentalism, and Shamanism blends spiritual perceptions with understanding of nature's cycles and connections between spirituality and the earth.
The non-profit organization, founded in 1984 as an offshoot of Dance Theatre Workshop, conducted meetings and workshops, highlighted by performances that featured dance, theater, spoken word, comedy, and performance art at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre in December.
The service is run by an offshoot of San Diego-based Horizon Ministries, and its counselors axe reportedly quoting Bible passages to gay youth, labeling them sinners, and referring them to the "ex-gay" ministry Exodus International.
Today, the Yasuda fishing company in Saitama, near Tokyo, sells a hardier strain of the Buenos Aires offshoot as exotic sashimi and sushi.
The company was 20th Century Theatres and was, I believe, an offshoot of Famous Players Theatres.
Mad cow disease is thought by health officials to cause an offshoot of the neurological disorder Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.
Those companies include Sunlite Floor Cleaners, Koprash Sanitation and Supply, Hi-Tec Security Armoured Services and a new start-up company KBS (Koprash Building Services), a Sunlite offshoot providing complete building and property maintenance services.
And Astro Boy, the earliest incarnation of Japan's post-World War II faith in technological salvation, is reincarnated as Animatrix, both an offshoot and precursor of Hollywood's "The Matrix.
Developing these products has only been possible using Chemeq's exclusive polymer technology, an offshoot of our existing technology," said Dr Matthew Tilbrook, corporate research manager, Chemeq Ltd.
He does this in the case of the chapter on the founder of Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, who also had an unintentional role in the rise of an offshoot, fundamentalist Baptist, namely, J.
PPEB was launched in January 2002 as an offshoot of the 11-year-old Portuguese title and three-year-old Spanish edition.