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cutover

[kuht-oh-ver] /ˈkʌtˌoʊ vər/
adjective
1.
(especially of timberland) cleared of trees.
noun
2.
land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.
Origin of cutover
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over
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  • At present, cleared fields and cutover areas abound in regions that at one time were covered with magnificent stands of timber.

    The School Book of Forestry Charles Lathrop Pack
cutover in Technology

communications, networking
/cut-ov*/ Switching from an old (hardware and/or software) system to a replacement system, covering the overlap from when the new system is live until the old system has been shut down.
(1997-07-09)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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