cutover

[kuht-oh-ver]
adjective
1.
(especially of timberland) cleared of trees.
noun
2.
land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over

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cutover definition

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)

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Example sentences
Since cutover the volume of calls has increased for the same reasons experienced in the consumer center.
Once the cutover starts, our goal is to continue as quickly as possible to minimize the impact to our members.
We also will test our conversion, implementation plan and cutover process.
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