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shut

the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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They shut the one belonging to the Nautilus; I shut the other by means of screw pressure.
There was a strong door, which was shut and locked.
She can shut herself up within herself, and think - as I have often known her sit and watch the fire - for an hour at a stretch.
600,000,000 air cells in one pair of lungs, and 2,000 pores to a square inch of surface; so you see what quantities of air we must have, and what care we should take of our skin so all the little doors will open and shut right.
To punish me, he shut me up in this vase of copper, and he put on the leaden cover his seal, which is enchantment enough to prevent my coming out.
I niver knew how I liked the gray garron till I was shut av him an' Asia.
I sauntered on the road back to Barkingham for about five minutes, then struck off sharp for the plantation, lighted my lantern with the help of my cigar and a brimstone match of that barbarous period, shut down the slide again, and made for the garden wall.
He had found out from a boy that there was only an old woman in charge as caretaker, and she only came there on fine days, from the hamlet near, to open and shut the windows.
I have fished for trout, in Tahoe, and at a measured depth of eighty-four feet I have seen them put their noses to the bait and I could see their gills open and shut.
I stole in very shyly, kept my eyes sternly from Nicolete's white bed, though, as I couldn't shut my ears, the sound of her breathing came to me with indescribable sweetness.
The jungle is shut to me and the village gates are shut.
When he heard this news, he shut himself in his cell in the cloister.