Meaning of “spin off something” in the English Dictionary

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spin off something

phrasal verb with spin us /spɪn/ verb present participle spinning, past tense and past participle spun /spʌn/

to produce something additional, often something not originally planned:

The space program has spun off many new commercial technologies.

To spin off something is also to form a separate company from parts of an existing company:

(Definition of “spin off something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)