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  • n. Plural form of shutdown.


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  • Company's customers on their projects may cause its customers to terminate future projects or expansions which could adversely affect the amount of work the Company receives from those customers; because most of the Company's customers are Canadian energy companies, a further downturn in the Canadian energy industry could result in a decrease in the demand for its services; and unanticipated short term shutdowns of the Company's customers 'operating facilities may result in temporary cessation or cancellation of projects in which the Company is participating.

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  • This is due to the light vehicle production drop of 700,000 in western Europe and with the D3 due to summer holiday shutdowns, which is offset by higher production in Japan.

  • "Lead demand has been weak and while we haven't heard of smelters cutting output, many have brought forward their annual maintenance shutdowns, which is essentially the same thing," said Hu Yongda, an analyst at state-owned Antaike. -- Top News

  • For exporters struggling with shaky global demand, turbulent markets and factory shutdowns from the Japanese earthquake and Thai floods, it was welcome, albeit brief, relief. -- Top News

  • The Coast Guard said Saturday that the shutdowns were a safety precaution. | Atlanta Video News

  • The shutdowns are the biggest U.S. automaker's first step toward paring domestic dealers to a range of 3,600 to 4,000 from 5,969 by the end of 2010.

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  • Funny you were talking about the Acer laptop at the end there, my gf has one and it automatically shuts down when weare looking at alternative news, or Docu's on Gmail, I don't think that it is genuinely the inbuilt microphone that causes the shut down directly to cesor the information, but I do think it plays a part, back to when you were playing the clip about mobilephones running down on battery very quickly and heating up when being hacked I think the same thing is happening, the system obviously has an inbuilt high-temp auto-shutdown, what's funny is that the inbuilt microphone coupled with the shutdowns was the reason that she woke up as well.

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  • Most experts believe that these "shutdowns" will be avoided somehow, and that the C.R. and the debt ceiling hike are going to become nothing but precursors to the real budget battle -- over the 2012 blueprint.

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  • The president is given wide discretion to determine which agencies and programs continue operations during shutdowns, meaning many employees of the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Justice, State and Veterans Affairs would keep working in order to keep national security and defense concerns running smoothly.

    What might a government shutdown look like?

  • A: In 1995-96, Republicans largely were blamed for the shutdowns.

    Q & A: What could happen during a government shutdown


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