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shut·down

 (shŭt′doun′)
n.
A cessation of operations or activity, as at a factory. Also called closedown.

shutdown

(ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn)
n
(Commerce)
a. the closing of a factory, shop, etc
b. (as modifier): shutdown costs.
vb (adverb)
1. to cease or cause to cease operation
2. (tr) to close by lowering
3. (Physical Geography) (tr) (of fog) to descend and envelop
4. (intr; foll by on or upon) informal to put a stop to; clamp down on
5. (Nuclear Physics) (tr) to reduce the power level of (a nuclear reactor) to the lowest possible value

shut•down

(ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn)

n.
a suspension or stoppage of function or operation.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shutdown - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
plant closing - act of shutting down operation of a plant
bank closing - act of closing down a bank because of a fiscal emergency or failure
layoff - the act of laying off an employee or a work force
Translations

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtdaʊn] N
1. [of factory, shop, business] → cierre m
2. (Ftbl) (also winter shutdown) suspensión temporal de la actividad futbolística durante las semanas más inclementes del invierno

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtdaʊn] nfermeture fshut-eye shuteye [ˈʃʌtaɪ] n (= sleep) to get some shut-eye → dormir un peu

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn] nchiusura
References in classic literature ?
Even as the thought crossed his mind he heard the whistle of a locomotive to the east and knew that the railway was in operation again after a shutdown of several days.
And then all the tricks of the packers, their masters, the tyrants who ruled them-- the shutdowns and the scarcity of work, the irregular hours and the cruel speeding-up, the lowering of wages, the raising of prices
This legislation ensures that our Guard members trainings and drills arent interrupted in the event of a government shutdown.
The last time the government shutdown was in (https://obamawhitehouse.
The Texas Tribune checked with all the Texans in Congress on Monday about whether they planned to forgo their pay during the shutdown which began Saturday.
Hours before the shutdown, Trump had laid the entire blame at the doorstep of Democrats.
On July 26, shutdown will be observed up to 2:00pm to stock essential items while blackout will be observed from 8:00pm to 9:00pm.
The main issue causing that shutdown was disagreement over domestic spending cuts for fiscal year (FY) 1996.
Ellesmere Port-based Neway supplied specialist industrial cleaning operatives to help the completion of the recent shutdown, where safe, effective and efficient working procedures are paramount.
General Motors, a US-based automaker, has implemented the third unscheduled shutdown this year at its plant in Russia.
Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh said the shutdown is being organised to protest against the killings of hundreds of innocent Sikh pilgrims besides the plunder of holy scriptures, manuscripts and artefacts from the Sikh Reference Library in the Golden Temple complex.
Protestors called for the shutdown after the Justice M.