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shut-in

(shŭt′ĭn′)
n.
A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
adj. (shŭt-ĭn′)
1. Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
2. Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.

shut-in

n
1. (Medicine) chiefly
a. a person confined indoors by illness
b. (as modifier): a shut-in patient.
2. (Psychiatry) psychiatry a condition in which the person is highly withdrawn and unable to express his own feelings. See also schizoid

shut-in

(adj. ˈʃʌtˈɪn; n. ˈʃʌtˌɪn)

adj.
1. confined to one's home, a hospital, etc., as from illness.
2. disposed to desire solitude; withdrawn; asocial.
n.
3. a person confined by infirmity or disease to the house, a hospital, etc.
[1840–50, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shut-in - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injuryshut-in - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
homebound - people who are confined to their homes
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.shut-in - somewhat introverted
introversive, introvertive - directed inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings
2.shut-in - confined usually by illness
confined - not free to move about
Translations

shut-in

[ˈʃʌtɪn] ADJencerrado

shut-in

[ˌʃʌtˈɪn] adj (feeling) → di soffocamento

shut-in

n persona que no puede salir del hogar (por enfermedad o discapacidad)
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Production was impacted in the quarter due to the following temporary factors: delayed production recovery following Hurricane Harvey along with shut-ins for offset operator fracs in the Eagle Ford Shale of 900 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd); unplanned downtime at the non-operated Habanero field, which is shut-in due to a fire at the Enchilada facility, and unplanned downtime at the non-operated Hibernia field for a combined total of 900 boepd; and the impacts from Typhoon Tembin and Tropical Storm Kai Tak in Malaysia of 800 boepd.
There were shut-ins and shutdowns at various terminals due to theft activities and continue repairs.
In October the shut-ins will rise to 1 million bpd, above the average 935,000 bpd, before subsiding to just 121,000 bpd in November, 23 percent of the five-year average, according to IIR.
The shut-ins affected gasoline and middle distillate production the most, with gasoline and jet fuel margins firming to multi-month highs, as strike-induced shortfalls coincided with preparations to meet peak summer demand.
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Bring your own bag lunch and make hand-made valentines and prepare valentine boxes with candies and goodies for seniors who are shut-ins of the town.
Current operator will rework 30 shut-ins and add 12 new drills included in purchase price.
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crude oil futures ended lower after the release of European bank stress test results but well above the day's lows on Friday, as Wall Street strengthened on positive earnings results and with oil traders cautiously weighing the potential impact of production shut-ins in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Bonnie.