2. Noun. The act of turning off something. ¹
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Definition of Shutoff
1. a device that shuts something off [n -S]
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Literary usage of Shutoff
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1. Directory of Northridge Earthquake Research edited by Brian Cowan, Michael Mahoney, Stephen A. Mahin (2000)
"The author has already surveyed the performance of over 400 seismic gas shutoff valves, and hopes to add about 200J more by March 15, when he submits a ..."
2. Coastal Construction Manual: Prin. & Practices of Planning, Siting, Design ...by Christopher Jones by Christopher Jones (2001)
"One alternative is to create lots and infrastructure without the shore-parallel road; install shutoff valves on water and sewer lines (lower). ..."