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Picked Off: Intercepted.
Offside: A violation which occurs when both skates of an attacking player cross the opponentís blue line before the puck is passed or carried into the attacking zone; also called when a player passes . . . View Full Definition
Offshore Fund: An offshore fund is a mutual fund thatís sponsored by a financial institution thatís based outside the United States. Unless the fund meets all of the regulatory requirements imposed on dome . . . View Full Definition
Offshoring: The practice of relocating business processes, such as production/manufacturing, to a lower cost international location.
Offside Pass: A type of offside violation occuring when a player passes the puck from his defending zone to a teammate across the red center line, play is stopped for a face-off; also known as an offside pass.
Offsite Improvements: Improvements made outside of a propertys boundaries, such as sidewalks and streets.
Offsides: When a player enters the attacking zone before the puck, and that player touches the puck.
Offshore Finance Subsidiary: A wholly owned affiliate incorporated overseas, usually in a tax haven country, whose function is to issue securities abroad for use in either the parent's domestic or foreign business.
Offsetting Compliance: A requirement that a farmer owning multiple farms who wishes to participate in a crop program must comply with the programís provisions on all farms under the farmerís ownership in order to . . . View Full Definition
Officials: There are as many as eight officials working a hockey game: one referee and two linesmen, known as on-ice officials, plus two goal judges, a game timekeeper, a penalty time keeper, and an of . . . View Full Definition
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