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shut-in

(shŭt′ĭn′)
n.
A person confined indoors by illness or disability.
adj. (shŭt-ĭn′)
1. Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
2. Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.
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Many visitors who had not been to Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park for decades came back to see it now.
After examining Johnson's Shut-Ins, the initial concept of the design team focused on taking advantage of the rhyolite, dolomite, granite, sandstone, and chert that work crews had been harvesting and incorporating them into the design.
5 billion-gallon upper reservoir that caused flooding in the Johnson's Shut-Ins area.
Today, Aid for Friends is a charitable nonprofit group serving 2,218 needy, isolated shut-ins, primarily the frail elderly, throughout all five counties of Greater Philadelphia.
Given that we believe today's low natural gas prices have more to do with temporarily high natural gas storage inventories largely caused by last winter's abnormally warm weather and less to do with any return to a structural oversupply of natural gas, Chesapeake has elected to shut-in some of our natural gas production.
Johnson Shut-Ins remains in a state of serious disrepair, months after the deluge; and the park is still closed.
We believe the park can and should be reopened for more extensive public use later this summer, including swimming in the Shut-Ins," says AmerenUE President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas R.
Then Joe gives the equipment to people with broken lives - to low-income handicapped people, shut-ins, and anyone else who thinks the future holds little hope.
According to company officials, the system can restore and protect a severely corroded member without costly shut-ins due to hot work.
Lindsey, Colorado's top middle level volunteer, was recognized for putting together "Blizzard Boxes" during the winter to provide elderly shut-ins with nonperishable food, water, and snacks when bad weather prevented deliveries from the local Meals on Wheels program.
SandRidge") today announced two temporary shut-ins of production that are beyond its control.
But Vera never lacks the urge or energy to care for shut-ins or whip up tasty meals for mechanic Stan (Phil Davis) and their two grown children, go-getting tailor Sid (Daniel Mays) and schlubby Ethel (Alex Kelly).