Thesaurus / shutting down
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"I will send it home for you," said the Beast, shutting down the lid.

She was shutting down the lid when she heard herself called to by me on the landing below.

In a vast wilderness, leagues from any settlement, and night shutting down.

The Long PatrolH. A. Cody

And Mr. Preen only answered by looking at her and shutting down the window.

We are in bad shape, I admit, but we are better off than a lot of these furnaces that are shutting down.

The QuickeningFrancis Lynde

The answer was everywhere the same: "We are laying men off; we are shutting down."

John Marvel, AssistantThomas Nelson Page

Three hours afterward, when shutting down for the night, out flew the sparrow.

Both East Liverpool and Wellsville were in darkness because of the shutting down of the power plants.

In this way the commander of a submarine can always note the approach of an enemy simply by shutting down his own machinery.

Darkness was shutting down—and it was an awful place to pass the night.

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