shutdown

(redirected from shutdowns)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial.

shutdown

a. the closing of a factory, shop, etc.
b. (as modifier): shutdown costs
References in periodicals archive ?
This legislation ensures that our Guard members trainings and drills arent interrupted in the event of a government shutdown.
At the time of publication, the United States federal government has about 30 hours to avoid the seventh shutdown in its history.
Allowing shutdowns is not an efficient way to run the government: Shutdowns disrupt the economy, people's lives, and government operations.
Mr Sides said: "There are very strict procedures for petrochemical industry shutdowns.
Dubai: A government shutdown has far different implications from a failure to raise the debt ceiling and its consequences are far reaching.
Synopsis: Seven in 10 Americans say the government shutdown is a crisis or major problem, more than said so about the 1995 shutdown.
The conventional wisdom now is that Clinton won the political battle over the shutdowns.
In Jhargham, there are shutdowns now and then but these are useless.
The Bapco delegation which attended the second such conference, comprised general manager, maintenance, Hussain Al Ansari who was also the chairman of the conference; manager, shutdowns and major maintenance, Mahdi Hassan Mohamed as a speaker; and shutdown project engineer trainee Ammar Abbas.
JLR, which unveiled the latest version of the Jaguar XJ last week, has so far avoided enormous shutdowns announced by rivals like Honda, which recently closed its plant at Swindon for three months.
Jaguar Land Rover: A series of one-day shutdowns and production cuts last year, plus around 1,000 redundancies planned.
The "God's Own Country" was subject to 80 shutdowns during the past six months (including local and regional ones) hitting hard its booming tourism and fledgling software industries.