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  • 181deceleration fuel cut-off — A device which stops the flow of fuel to the carburetor or injectors when the vehicle rapidly decelerates in the event of a crash thus preventing the possibility of a fire or explosion …

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  • 182power cut-off — A battery master switch …

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  • 183power cut-off switch — A battery master switch …

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  • 184Cut — (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short,… …

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  • 185Cut — (k[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cutting}.] [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short,… …

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  • 186cut — or short cut [kut] vt. cut, cutting [ME cutten, kytten < Late OE * cyttan < Scand base seen in Swed dial., Ice kuta, to cut with a knife: the word replaced OE ceorfan (see CARVE), snithan, scieran (see SHEAR) as used in its basic senses] I… …

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  • 187cut something off something — ˌcut sthˈoff derived 1. (also ˌcut sth ˈoff sth) to remove sth from sth larger by cutting • He had his finger cut off in an accident at work. • ( …

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  • 188cut — vb Cut, hew, chop, carve, slit, slash mean to penetrate and divide something with a sharp bladed tool or instrument (as a knife, ax, or sword). Cut is by far the most comprehensive term, for it is not only interchangeable with any other word in… …

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  • 189Cut — Cut, n. 1. An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut. [1913 Webster] 2. A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 190Off — ([o^]f; 115), adv. [OE. of, orig. the same word as R. of, prep., AS. of, adv. & prep. [root]194. See {Of}.] In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as: [1913 Webster] 1. Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off. [1913… …

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  • 191Off and on — Off Off ([o^]f; 115), adv. [OE. of, orig. the same word as R. of, prep., AS. of, adv. & prep. [root]194. See {Of}.] In a general sense, denoting from or away from; as: [1913 Webster] 1. Denoting distance or separation; as, the house is a mile off …

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  • 192cut — ► VERB (cutting; past and past part. cut) 1) make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp implement. 2) shorten or divide into pieces with a sharp implement. 3) make, form, or remove with a sharp implement. 4) make or design (a …

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  • 193off|cut — «AWF KUHT, OF », noun. 1. one of the pieces cut off in shaping a block of stone, a piece of lumber, or the like: »Timber has been used in the length in which it is imported, instead of having wasteful offcuts (Manchester Guardian Weekly). 2.… …

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  • 194cut something off from something — ˌcut sb/sth ˈoff (from sb/sth) derived often passive to prevent sb/sth from leaving or reaching a place or communicating with people outside a place • The army was cut off from its base. • She feels very cut off living in the country. • …

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  • 195cut somebody off from something — ˌcut sb/sth ˈoff (from sb/sth) derived often passive to prevent sb/sth from leaving or reaching a place or communicating with people outside a place • The army was cut off from its base. • She feels very cut off living in the country. • …

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  • 196cut something off from somebody — ˌcut sb/sth ˈoff (from sb/sth) derived often passive to prevent sb/sth from leaving or reaching a place or communicating with people outside a place • The army was cut off from its base. • She feels very cut off living in the country. • …

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  • 197cut somebody off from somebody — ˌcut sb/sth ˈoff (from sb/sth) derived often passive to prevent sb/sth from leaving or reaching a place or communicating with people outside a place • The army was cut off from its base. • She feels very cut off living in the country. • …

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  • 198cut´ting|ly — cut|ting «KUHT ihng», noun, adjective. –noun. 1. a thing cut off or out. 2. a small shoot cut from a plant to grow a new plant; scion; slip: »Mother started the new flower pots with cuttings from the older plants. 3. Especially British. a… …

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  • 199cut|ting — «KUHT ihng», noun, adjective. –noun. 1. a thing cut off or out. 2. a small shoot cut from a plant to grow a new plant; scion; slip: »Mother started the new flower pots with cuttings from the older plants. 3. Especially British. a newspaper or… …

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  • 200cut — cut1 W1S1 [kʌt] v past tense and past participle cut present participle cutting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reduce)¦ 2¦(divide something with a knife, scissors etc)¦ 3¦(make something shorter with a knife etc)¦ 4¦(remove parts from film etc)¦ 5¦(make a… …

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