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Origin of shutoff
Example sentences from the Web for shutoff
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
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Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
British Dictionary definitions for shutoff
verb shut off (tr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with shutoff
Stop the flow or passage of, as in They shut off the water while repairs were being made. [Early 1800s]
Close off, isolate, as in Loners shut themselves off from the community. [First half of 1800s]