Shuts-off sentence example
He reported the gradual formation of an anticlinal or ridge extending longitudinally through the great Balkh plain of Afghan Turkestan, which effectually shuts off the northern affluents of that basin from actual junction with the river.
The others, which terminate streams, are the Bahr el-Ateiba, which receives the waters of Damascus; the Mat, into which the Kuwaik flows below Kinnesrin; and the Ak Deniz, or Bahrat Antakia, the ancient Lake of Antioch, which collects the waters of the Kara Su and Afrin, the southward from the watershed which shuts off Commagene.
Owing to the high barrier which shuts off almost all Syria from the sea, and precipitates vapours mainly on the western slope, little of the land is highly productive without irrigation, except the narrow littoral strip which was the ancient Phoenicia, and the small deltas, such as that of Latakia (Laodicea).
The rocky barrier which shuts off this land is part of the Drakensberg range.
Then they develop .definite fibrils which differentiate into fibrous laminae forming a zone which shuts off the abscess from the healthy tissue and so prevents the further invasion and injurious effects of the microorganism.Advertisement
To the north-west these hills form the watershed between the valleys of the Arghandab and the Tarnak, until they are lost in the mountain masses of the Hazarajat - a wild region inhabited by tribes of Tatar origin, which effectually shuts off Kandahar from communication with the north.
This embraces the base of the epiglottis, and, except while swallowing food, shuts off all communication between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, respiration being, under ordinary circumstances, exclusively through the nostrils.
A courtesy light that comes on when the opener is activated and shuts off after a designated time.
Because it is not heating a tank of water all day and night, the electric or gas is only being used when you are calling for hot water and it shuts off immediately when you turn off the tap.
While most devices have a safety mechanism that shuts off the device if the light input levels are too high, it can still be dangerous for both the device and your eyes to expose any night vision device to very bright lights.Advertisement
Testicular torsion-A condition involving the twisting of the spermatic cord inside the testicle that shuts off its blood supply and can seriously damage the testicle.
A limit thermostat keeps the coffee from being scalding and ensuring that the coffee maker shuts off if it detects any anomalies in electricity.
It's a countertop appliance that automatically turns on whenever a metal mixing container is placed in position on the mixer and shuts off whenever the container is removed.
Oster Stainless Steel Opener, done in stainless steel, is powered by electric and shuts off automatically.
It includes a bag cutter, knife sharpener and bottle opener and shuts off automatically.Advertisement
For example, the Mr. Heater Portable Buddy Heater model has a pilot design with a switch that shuts off if it is tipped over.
The heater automatically shuts off if it runs out of gas or it loses electrical power.
When you return to your computer to resume working, the screensaver shuts off automatically.