cut-off/shut-off

cut-off/shut-off

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  • cut off — {v.} 1. To separate or block. * /The flood cut the townspeople off from the rest of the world./ * /The woods cut off the view./ * /His rudeness cuts him off from friends he might have./ 2. To interrupt or stop. * /The television show was cut off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut off — {v.} 1. To separate or block. * /The flood cut the townspeople off from the rest of the world./ * /The woods cut off the view./ * /His rudeness cuts him off from friends he might have./ 2. To interrupt or stop. * /The television show was cut off… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you cut something off, you remove it with a knife or a similar tool. [V P n (not pron)] Mrs Kreutz cut off a generous piece of the meat... [V n P n (not pron)] He cut me off a slice... [V n P …   English dictionary

  • cut off — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to bring to an untimely end 2. to stop the passage of < cut off communications > 3. shut off, bar < the river cut off their retreat > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cut\ off — v 1. To separate or block. The flood cut the townspeople off from the rest of the world. The woods cut off the view. His rudeness cuts him off from friends he might have. 2. To interrupt or stop. The television show was cut off by a special news… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cut off — I. not allowed to do it any more, stopped from doing    We have to cut off beer sales at 12 midnight. No more sales. II. drive in front of, swerve into your lane    That jerk cut me off! He swerved into my lane! III. interrupt, prevent from… …   English idioms

  • cut off — Synonyms and related words: abridge, abrupt, abscind, alienate, amputate, annihilate, ax, ban, bar, bar out, bereave, bereave of life, bereaved, bereaved of, bereft, bisect, bleed, block, blockade, bob, break, break off, butcher, carry away,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cut-off switch — device used to shut off an electrical circuit in the event of overload or short circuit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Automatic cut-off — Expansion Ex*pan sion, n. [L. expansio: cf. F. expansion.] 1. The act of expanding or spreading out; the condition of being expanded; dilation; enlargement. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is expanded; expanse; extend surface; as, the expansion of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fixed cut-off — Expansion Ex*pan sion, n. [L. expansio: cf. F. expansion.] 1. The act of expanding or spreading out; the condition of being expanded; dilation; enlargement. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is expanded; expanse; extend surface; as, the expansion of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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