take-up: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (t?k'up"), [key]
- the act of taking up.
- uptake (def. 3).
- any of various devices for taking up slack, winding in, or compensating for the looseness of parts due to wear.
- the contraction of fabric resulting from the wet operations in the finishing process, esp. fulling.
- takeup (Thesaurus)