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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
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over
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Examples for cutover
  • 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.
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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