Etymology
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shutdown (n.)

also shut-down, 1884, of factories, etc.; 1911 of machines; from shut (v.) + down (adv.).

updated on September 28, 2013

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Definitions of shutdown from WordNet

shutdown (n.)
termination of operations;
Synonyms: closure / closedown / closing
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Dictionary entries near shutdown

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