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  • 1 Shutting — Shut Shut, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shut}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shutting}.] [OE. shutten, schutten, shetten, schitten, AS. scyttan to shut or lock up (akin to D. schutten, G. sch[ u]tzen to protect), properly, to fasten with a bolt or bar shot across, fr …

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  • 2 shutting — n. act of closing; act of blocking; act of stopping activity; act of locking; confinement ʃʌt v. close, move to a closed position; block, obstruct; lock, bolt; confine; cease operation, halt activity adj. closed, fastened …

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  • 3 shutting in — jailing, imprisonment; encircling, closing in from all sides …

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  • 4 shutting — shut·ting …

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  • 5 shutting — noun the act of closing something • Syn: ↑closing • Ant: ↑opening (for: ↑closing) • Derivationally related forms: ↑close (for: ↑ …

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  • 6 shutting out — index renunciation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 shutting post — Gatepost Gate post (g[=a]t p[=o]st ), n. 1. A post to which a gate is hung; called also {swinging post} or {hinging post}. [1913 Webster] 2. A post against which a gate closes; called also {shutting post}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 shutting stile — the stile of a door or shutter that closes against the frame of the opening. Cf. hanging stile. * * * …

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  • 9 shutting down — stoppage of operation, closure, turning off …

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  • 10 shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted — trying to stop something bad happening when it has already happened and the situation cannot be changed. Improving security after a major theft would seem to be a bit like closing the stable door after the horse has bolted …

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  • 11 shutting post — noun the gatepost against which the gate closes • Hypernyms: ↑gatepost * * * noun : gatepost …

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  • 12 shutting stile — noun : the stile of a hinged door which strikes the rabbet of the jamb when the door is shut and on which the fastenings are secured compare hanging stile * * * the stile of a door or shutter that closes against the frame of the opening. Cf.… …

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  • 13 Here's to Shutting Up — Infobox Album | Name = Here s to Shutting Up Type = Album Artist = Superchunk Released = September 18, 2001 Recorded = Genre = Alternative, Indie rock Length = 43:41 Label = Merge Records Producer = Brian Paulson, Superchunk Reviews = * Allmusic… …

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  • 14 Shooting, shoveling, and shutting up — woodpecker tempted landowners to employ the 3 S treatment.Shooting, shoveling, and shutting up, also known as the 3 S treatment, refers to a method for dealing with unwanted or unwelcome animals in rural areas. There have been reports of the… …

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  • 15 conclusive — Shutting up a matter; shutting out all further evidence; not admitting of explanation or contradiction; putting an end to inquiry; final; irrefutable; decisive. Beyond question or beyond dispute; manifest; plain; clear; obvious; visible;… …

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  • 16 conclusive — Shutting up a matter; shutting out all further evidence; not admitting of explanation or contradiction; putting an end to inquiry; final; irrefutable; decisive. Beyond question or beyond dispute; manifest; plain; clear; obvious; visible;… …

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  • 17 book closing — shutting of books, ending, completing …

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  • 18 Shutdown (computing) — Windows XP shutdown dialog box …

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  • 19 Yahoo! — This article is about the corporation. For the search engine, see Yahoo! Search. For other uses, see Yahoo (disambiguation). Yahoo! Inc. Type Public Traded as NASDAQ:  …

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  • 20 Tokyopop — For the music movie, see Tokyo Pop. Tokyopop Former type Private Industry Publication Genre …

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