Meaning of SHUTDOWN in English


/ ˈʃʌtdaʊn; NAmE / noun

the act of closing a factory or business or stopping a large machine from working, either temporarily or permanently :

factory shutdowns

the nuclear reactor's emergency shutdown procedures

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