an object or device that shuts (something) off:
the automatic shutoff on a heater.
an act or instance of shutting off something, as an opening, a flow, or a service:
a shutoff of electric power due to unpaid bills.
verb (used with object), shut, shutting. 1. to put (a door, cover, etc.) in position to close or obstruct. 2. to close the doors of (often followed by up): to shut up a shop for the night. 3. to close (something) by bringing together or folding its parts: Shut your book. Shut the window! 4. […]
noun 1. an act or instance of shutting out. 2. the state of being shut out. 3. Sports. a preventing of the opposite side from scoring, as in baseball. any game in which one side does not score. noun 1. a less common word for a lockout See lock out 2. (sport) a game in […]
- Shut-out bid
noun 1. (bridge) a pre-emptive bid
noun 1. a solid or louvered movable cover for a window. 2. a movable cover, slide, etc., for an opening. 3. a person or thing that shuts. 4. Photography. a mechanical device for opening and closing the aperture of a camera lens to expose film or the like. verb (used with object) 5. to close […]