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 (shŭt′ôf′, -ŏf′)
1. A device that shuts something off.
2. A stoppage; a cessation.
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(ˈʃʌtˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

1. an object or device that shuts something off.
2. an interruption; stoppage.
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[ˈʃʌtɒf] Ninterruptor m
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