SHUTS


SHUTS

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • shuts — ʃʌt v. close, move to a closed position; block, obstruct; lock, bolt; confine; cease operation, halt activity adj. closed, fastened …   English contemporary dictionary

  • when one door shuts, another opens — 1586 D. ROWLAND tr. Lazarillo D3v This proverbe was fulfild, when one doore is shut the other openeth. 1620 T. SHELTON tr. Cervantes’ Don Quixote III. vii. Where one door is shut another is opened. 1710 S. PALMER Proverbs 49 When one Door Shuts… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • schuetzenfest — ˈshütsənˌfest, ˈshitsən , ˈshuetsən noun ( s) Etymology: German schützenfest, from schütz, schütze marksman, archer (from Old High German scutzo archer) + jest festival; akin to Old English scytta archer, Old Norse skyti archer, Old English… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shut — shut1 [ ʃʌt ] (past tense and past participle shut) verb *** 1. ) transitive to close something, for example a door, window, or drawer: Please shut the door behind you. Shut the gate or the dog will get out. Don t worry about the curtains, I ll… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shut — [ʆʌt] verb shut PTandPP shutting PRESPART [intransitive, transitive] 1. also shut down COMMERCE if a company, factory etc shuts or is shut, it stops operating permanently; =close down …   Financial and business terms

  • shut — [[t]ʃʌ̱t[/t]] ♦♦♦ shuts, shutting (The form shut is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) V ERG If you shut something such as a door or if it shuts, it moves so that it fills a hole or a space. [V n] Just make… …   English dictionary

  • Timeline of file sharing — This article presents a timeline of events in the history of file sharing. 1970s* 1972 ** First removable media, the 8 inch floppy diskette is developed by IBM team led by David Noble. [http://www.computerhistory.org/timeline/?category=stor]… …   Wikipedia

  • shut down — UK US shut (sth) down Phrasal Verb with shut({{}}/ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (shutting, shut, shut) ► [I or T] IT, PRODUCTION if a computer or other machine shuts down or someone shuts it down, it stops operating: »The unit, which can process 70,000… …   Financial and business terms

  • shut sth down — UK US shut (sth) down Phrasal Verb with shut({{}}/ʃʌt/ verb [I or T] (shutting, shut, shut) ► [I or T] IT, PRODUCTION if a computer or other machine shuts down or someone shuts it down, it stops operating: »The unit, which can process 70,000… …   Financial and business terms

  • shut — shut1 W2S1 [ʃʌt] v past tense and past participle shut present participle shutting [: Old English; Origin: scyttan] 1.) [I and T] to close something, or to become closed ▪ Shut the window, Ellen! ▪ I heard his bedroom door shut. ▪ She lay down on …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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