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shut·down

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

(ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn)

n.
a suspension or stoppage of function or operation.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtdaʊn] nfermeture fshut-eye shuteye [ˈʃʌtaɪ] n (= sleep) to get some shut-eye → dormir un peu
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn] nchiusura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The measures to be taken include the permanent shutdown of Norske Skog Steti, and the indefinite shut-downs of paper machine PM2 at Norske Skog Follum and Norske Skog Cheongwon.
"An increasingly weak market has resulted in temporary production shut-downs at several Norske Skog mills in recent years.
A recent study by Japan's National Police Agency found that engine shut-downs under certain conditions actually increase the level of [CO.sub.2] emissions.