• WordNet 3.6
    • n takeaway the act of taking the ball or puck away from the team on the offense (as by the interception of a pass)
    • n takeaway a concession made by a labor union to a company that is trying to lower its expenditures
    • n takeaway prepared food that is intended to be eaten off of the premises "in England they call takeout food `takeaway'"
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In news:

4 takeaways help Titans beat Dolphins 37-3.
Here are six takeaways from last week's elections.
10 Takeaways From Obama's DOMA Reversal .
But the performance did provide one encouraging takeaway: We live in a golden age of Shakespeare .
Earlier this week, 39-year-old Ian Ridley and 38-year-old Lawrence Boys were walking home drunk and stopped at Mayho Chinese Takeaway in Sunderland England.
A first quarter interception by Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins against the Cardinals was the first takeaway the defense has recorded since the two teams met on October 4.
WNYC's Bob Hennelly reported live during Morning Edition and The Takeaway on this morning's sloppy commute.
Martha shares her snack takeaways.
With its opportunistic defense coming through time and time again with four takeaways, it turned out 13 points was more than enough.
The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, discusses "fiscal cliff" politics and today's announcement that Rep Nancy Pelosi will remain the leader of the House minority.
Take It Away Like the setup, a proper takeaway is absolutely critical to making solid swings that produce consistently good contact.
Now slowly make your takeaway with arms and upper body together while watching your movements in the mirror.
John Hockenberry, left, and Celeste Headlee have co-hosted "The Takeaway " since fall 2009 (Photo: Marco Antonio).
Martha shares her snack takeaways .
Martha shares her food and drink takeaways .

In science:

Banks, “Holographic Space-Time: The Takeaway,” arXiv:1109.2435 [hep-th]; T.
Holographic Space-Time Does Not Predict Firewalls
There are three takeaway points from this initial study. (1) It is possible to glean both particle-physics and astrophysics inferences about dark matter by analyzing experiments together if a signal is seen in at least one. (2) It is only possible to do this by doing a joint analysis of the experiments.
Getting the astrophysics and particle physics of dark matter out of next-generation direct detection experiments
The main takeaway message is that discreteness of the p-values does not change the optimality result fundamentally.
Asymptotic optimality of the Westfall--Young permutation procedure for multiple testing under dependence
The essential takeaway from this section is that the existence of sharp thresholds allows us to improve the management of computer systems.
Sharp utilization thresholds for some real-time scheduling problems