Meaning of CUTOFF in English

CUTOFF

noun Date: 1741 the act or action of cutting off, 2. the new and relatively short channel formed when a stream cuts through the neck of an oxbow, shortcut 1, a channel made to straighten a stream, a device for cutting off, 4. something cut off, shorts originally made from jeans with the legs cut off at the knees or higher, the point, date, or period for a ~, ~ adjective

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