A militant and militarized Gaza would remain an immediate neighbor no matter what measures are taken to guarantee a cutoff.
The outfit of choice for girls was cutoff shorts and bikini tops.
Holmes and Rahe used 300 (ding ding ding) as the cutoff to predict a high risk of illness.
1640s, "act of cutting off," also "portion cut off," from verbal phrase cut off (late 14c.). Of rivers, from 1773; of roads, from 1806; of clothing (adj.), from 1840.