Definition of Shutoff

1. Noun. A valve used to turn off something. ¹



2. Noun. The act of turning off something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shutoff

1. a device that shuts something off [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shutoff

shut one's mouth
shut out
shut the door on
shut up
shut up(p)
shut up shop
shutdown
shutdowns
shute
shuted
shutes
shuteye
shuteyes
shuting
shutoff (current term)
shutoffs
shutout
shutouts
shuts
shuts off
shuts out
shuts up
shuttable
shutter
shutter shades
shutter speed
shutterbug
shutterbugs
shuttered

Literary usage of Shutoff

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1. Directory of Northridge Earthquake Research edited by Brian Cowan, Michael Mahoney, Stephen A. Mahin (2000)
"The author has already surveyed the performance of over 400 seismic gas shutoff valves, and hopes to add about 200J more by March 15, when he submits a ..."

2. Coastal Construction Manual: Prin. & Practices of Planning, Siting, Design ...by Christopher Jones by Christopher Jones (2001)
"One alternative is to create lots and infrastructure without the shore-parallel road; install shutoff valves on water and sewer lines (lower). ..."

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