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cutover

[′kət‚ō·vər]
(engineering)
To place equipment in active use.
The time when testing of equipment is completed and regular usage begins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cutover

(communications, networking)
/cut-ov*/ Switching from an old (hardware and/or software) system to a replacement system, covering the overlap from when the new system is live until the old system has been shut down.
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Browse management to reduce use of recently reforested cutovers may be a means of limiting use of these areas by moose.
Of course, hunting for a big buck in a cutover area is another matter completely.
ABSTRACT: When moose population density is high (3-5 individuals per 1,000 hectares), deciduous trees, in particular aspen, are depressed, and cutovers are rapidly overgrown with spruce.
Preservation and improvement of the forage base in the cutovers stimulated the growth of the population.
Hunters wanted restrictions on size of cutovers, increased proportion of residual forest, adaptation of cutovers into landscape features, reduction in woody debris, and increased width of forested buffer strips along lakes, watercourses, and around hunting camps.
In a unique technological collaboration, Saudi Aramco and Emerson have successfully completed control system cutover at Aramco's 7 million barrels per day Abqaiq Plants facility, the largest oil processing and crude stabilisation facility in the world
The analyses indicated that the Cutover cover type ranked highest in summer and winter in both second- and third-order selection and its rank generally was significantly higher than most other cover types.
Block 5, cutover only 4% of its area, acted as a Control Block.