Origin of cutoff
Words nearby cutoff
How to use cutoff in a sentence
Wallen, while no doubt enjoying the perks of stardom, still appears to be a regular dude with his cutoff shirts, mullet and rebellious yet laid-back attitude.
When people are trying to lose weight, they often invent or adopt rules to keep them from eating — and a common one is to not eat after dark, or to have a cutoff time for eating.
The ministry said the cutoff would include a “just transition” for those workers and the regions affected.
Matthew Hertz, co-founder of logistics consulting firm second Second Marathon, said that he’s advising startups to consider December 11 as the cutoff for when orders need to be placed by, if they want customers to receive it by December 25.DTC brands are preparing for nightmare holiday shipping delays and out of stocks|Anna Hensel|December 4, 2020|Digiday
Existing developers can still enroll after that cutoff, but things get a bit more complicated, with reduced fees generally kicking in midway through the next fiscal calendar month.Developers can now enroll in Apple’s ‘Small Business Program’ for reduced App Store fees|Greg Kumparak|December 3, 2020|TechCrunch
Once again Russia brandishes the threat of a gas cutoff to squeeze Kiev and coerce Europe.
Some of the ranges gave a height requirement in lieu of an age cutoff.Where Kids as Young as 5 Learn to Shoot Automatic Weapons|Brandy Zadrozny|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As far as underage attendees, Dottley remains adamant that 18 was the cutoff point.
Heidi Klum wore a pair of the Gizeh sandals with cutoff jean shorts, and Ashley Olsen wore them just about everywhere.Summer 2013: The Season We All Started Wearing Birkenstocks Again|Isabel Wilkinson|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
U.S. policy stipulates that military coups trigger an automatic cutoff of bi-lateral military assistance.
There is a complete crack from this so-called cutoff to the top right of the windshield right above the view line of the driver.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I saw him coming kind of toward me around that cutoff through there, and he never did look at me.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The distortions visible on Mars, as well as the one from Mercury before its cutoff, had been worked out directionally.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
Never mind whether she can or not, truly; but that does not bind us down from taking the cutoff.The Red River Half-Breed|Gustave Aimard
But Ross refused to accept the cutoff this time, determined to pull Ashe back into the familiar world of the here and now.Key Out of Time|Andre Alice Norton
British Dictionary definitions for cutoff
- the act of cutting off; limit or termination
- (as modifier)the cutoff point
- the value of voltage, frequency, etc, below or above which an electronic device cannot function efficiently
- (as modifier)cutoff voltage
Other Idioms and Phrases with cutoff
Separate from others, isolate, as in The construction debris cut off the workers from the canteen, or The new sect was cut off from the church. [Late 1500s]
Stop suddenly, discontinue, as in He quickly cut off the engine, or The drama was cut off by a news flash about tornado warnings. [Late 1500s]
Shut off, bar, Their phone was cut off when they didn't pay the bill, or Tom's father threatened to cut off his allowance. [c. 1600]
Interrupt the course or passage of, intercept, as in The operator cut us off, or The shortstop cut off the throw to the plate. [Late 1500s]
Also, cut off with a shilling or cent. Disinherit, as in Grandfather cut him off with a shilling. This usage dates from the early 1700s; the purpose of bequeathing one shilling (a small sum) was to indicate that the heir had not been overlooked but was intentionally being disinherited. In America cent was substituted from about 1800 on.