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  1. cut-off

    • IPA[ˈkʌtɒf]

    英式

    • n.
      a point or level which is a designated limit of something;an act of stopping or interrupting the supply of something
    • noun: cut-off, plural noun: cut-offs

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a point or level which is a designated limit of something 2,500 g is the standard cut-off below which infants are categorized as ‘low birthweight’ the cut-off date to register is July 2
    • 2. an act of stopping or interrupting the supply of something a cut-off of aid would be a disaster
    • a device for producing an interruption in flow of a power or fuel supply the motor has a thermal overload cut-off for safety
    • a sudden drop in amplification or responsiveness of an electric device at a certain frequency a cut-off frequency of 8 Hz
    • the stopping of the supply of steam to the cylinders of a steam engine when the piston has travelled a set percentage of its stroke at the moment of starting, cut-off is about 75 per cent
    • 3. shorts made by cutting off the legs of a pair of jeans or other trousers and leaving the edges unhemmed she was wearing frayed cut-offs
    • 4. North American a short cut.