shut down


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Wikipedia.

shut down

To quit all applications and turn off the computer.
References in classic literature ?
My first impulse, the moment I looked along it, was to shut down my lantern-shade, and listen again.
It must shut down," said aunty, with the air of a general, as she squeezed the things in, and sprung upon the lid;--still a little gap remained about the mouth of the trunk.
I've been bulling on West Australians, and they boomed and this afternoon the Government decided not to back us at Bekwando, and the mines are to be shut down.
Then, with the aid of a phosphorus-box and some matches, he procured a light and applied it to a spirit-lamp which had a place of its own below the temple; then, he shut down the lids of all the little chambers; then he opened them; and then, by some wonderful and unseen agency, the steak was done, the egg was boiled, the coffee was accurately prepared, and his breakfast was ready.
As the night shut down, the captain wanted to tie up, but I thought maybe we might make Hirschhorn, so we went on.
When night is shut down, meet me by the village--Gray Brother knows the place.
Messua urged her husband forward, and the darkness shut down on them and Mother Wolf as Bagheera rose up almost under Mowgli's feet, trembling with delight of the night that drives the Jungle People wild.
LABSCA had, last week, shut down a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, and several buildings in Ajegunle area of the state.
According to KP's Department of Education, one of two schools located within two kilometers of each other has been shut down and merged.
According to the outlet, the employee disclosed the tip the same day that he was terminated for Gazilllion was being shut down.
All telecommunication companies will shut down network services in areas of Quiapo and the routes of the procession during the Feast of Black Nazarene on Monday.
I think it's completely unjustified and unfair to shut down cell phone service in those areas where Ashura processions don't take place.