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shutoff

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[shuht-awf, -of] /ˈʃʌtˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
noun
1.
an object or device that shuts (something) off:
the automatic shutoff on a heater.
2.
an act or instance of shutting off something, as an opening, a flow, or a service:
a shutoff of electric power due to unpaid bills.
Origin of shutoff
1865-1870
1865-70; noun use of verb phrase shut off
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