a cutoff of the water supply
The cutoff for new applications is next Wednesday. Verb
the majority party cut off debate and forced a vote on the bill
the dog cut off the one sheep that had to be sheared
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If the saw has a low threshold for thermal cutoff to protect the battery and circuitry, that will shut the saw off.
Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 30 Nov. 2022 The impact of Europe’s cutoff from Russian energy exports hasn’t fully borne out for refined products such as diesel, which is key for agriculture, trucking and manufacturing.
David Uberti, WSJ, 23 Nov. 2022 For Native American students, there will be no family income cutoff.
Alison Steinbach, The Arizona Republic, 18 Nov. 2022 Even when more reactors are restarted in the coming months, French nuclear output will be around 45 gigawatts — lower than usual this winter, compounding the impact of Russia’s gas cutoff.
Liz Alderman, New York Times, 15 Nov. 2022 The quarterback with the black cutoff T-shirt and bleach-blond hair is leading a huddle.
Kevin Reynolds, The Salt Lake Tribune, 31 Oct. 2022 Induction cooktops are also typically equipped with an automatic cutoff feature, which shuts them down if a certain temperature is exceeded.
Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2022 Elsewhere in the complex, Sarah Walters, 41, arrived in flip-flops and cutoff shorts to assess the damage to her mother’s house.BostonGlobe.com, 30 Sep. 2022 Applications are accepted throughout the year; the cutoff period for each cycle will be a month before a cycle to allow enough time to produce the banners.
Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Sep. 2022
People have been grieving and cut off from the social connections that nourish them.
Byalexa Mikhail, Fortune, 23 Nov. 2022 Trim the leaves and cut off the stem of the cauliflower, but leave the head whole.
Anna Luisa Rodriguez, Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2022 Iger’s return also comes as legacy media companies contend with a rapidly shifting landscape, as ad dollars dry up and consumers increasingly cut off their cable subscriptions in favor of streaming.
Alex Sherman, NBC News, 21 Nov. 2022 In 1583, Newfoundland became England's first possession in North America and the establishment of fishing operations on the outer coastline of the island cut off access to traditional food sources for the indigenous population.
Hadani Ditmars, CNN, 15 Nov. 2022 In response, China’s military launched missile tests, warships and planes around Taiwan for several days, imposed sanctions on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and cut off all communication with the U.S.
Amy Hubbard, Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 2022 The future of the Senate remained a tossup as votes were counted; potential Democratic losses there could limit or even cut off Biden’s ability to confirm new judges and other administration officials.
Chris Megerian, Zeke Miller And Hannah Fingerhut, Anchorage Daily News, 9 Nov. 2022 The future of the Senate remained a tossup as votes were counted; potential Democratic losses there could limit or even cut off Biden’s ability to confirm new judges and other administration officials.
Chris Megerian, Chicago Tribune, 9 Nov. 2022 When Cung Biak Hum, a 31-year-old pastor, rushed to try to extinguish the fires, junta soldiers gunned him down and then cut off his ring finger.Time, 9 Nov. 2022 See More
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