take-off
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In the design industry, this has nothing to do with air travel or leaping off a cliff. Instead, it’s merely another word you’ll hear to refer to estimating quantities of something. Examples” The contractor will look at a set of construction drawings and do set of take-offs to determine how many and what kinds of doors and windows she needs to order. Her paint sub-contractor might look at the same drawings and do a take-off of how much and what kind of paint he needs to procure to complete the first phase of the project.