But the shut-off proved to be short lived and by 2002 Pakistan was already providing sanctuary for Mullah Omar.
A shut-off valve was fitted in each of the eduction pipes leading to the condensers.
The float may then be adjusted to a shut-off position for the inlet valve.
He knew every inch of plumbing; where every shut-off, valve, ventilator, and stopcock was located.
The shut-off valve at the top of the device is interposed between the sediment cup and the carburetor.
Notwithstanding the shut-off engine, the speed of the diving plane was terrific.
Evans sealed the turbine from the rest of the steam system by closing the shut-off valves.
It has no shut-off control, and if it did have, I wouldn't use it.
A "Y" shut-off discharge connection on the pump is a convenience for stopping the spray at any time.
Two voices, a man's and a woman's, mixed with the pulsations of the shut-off machinery of the car, checked in its course.
Old English scyttan "to put (a bolt) in place so as to fasten a door or gate, bolt, shut to; discharge, pay off," from West Germanic *skutjan (cf. Old Frisian schetta, Middle Dutch schutten "to shut, shut up, obstruct"), from PIE *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw" (see shoot (v.)). Related: Shutting.
Meaning "to close by folding or bringing together" is from mid-14c. Meaning "prevent ingress and egress" is from mid-14c. Sense of "to set (someone) free (from)" (c.1500) is obsolete except in dialectal phrases such as to get shut of. To shut (one's) mouth "desist from speaking" is recorded from mid-14c.