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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 Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.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.
The company has reported that US liquids production has declined about 3% during the first two months of the first quarter of 2008 due to minor operational issues, scheduled maintenance and weather related shut-ins.
This may be "mulch ado about nothing," but the battered utility currently has its hands full with unhappy customers, proposed rate hikes and the public relations disaster involving the Taum Sauk Reservoir collapse that shut down the state recreational haven of Johnson Shut-ins.
Unaffected by the contaminants in natural gas streams, especially wet ones, the laser-based natural gas analyzer offers producers and service companies a precision alternative to the problems of inaccurate and slow measurements that results in problematic and expensive sensor maintenance and too often leads to excessive treatment costs or disastrous shut-ins.
Home-delivered meals to senior shut-ins constantly need a financial boost,'' said AVCOA executive director Harriett Davis, a past club president.
The Scott Mission is a Christian non-denominational agency located in downtown Toronto that ministers to the homeless, needy families, shut-ins, children and youth.
I began cooking dinners and bringing them to ill shut-ins in Frankford.
The clinic also offers an on-site service, which McGriff says is particularly beneficial to shut-ins and professionals under stress at work.
Chesapeake's current oil and natural gas production is over 1,600 mmcf of natural gas equivalent per day (91% natural gas) and these shut-ins represent approximately 6% of the company's net oil and natural gas production.
She always thought of the other person and made many phone calls and visits to the healthy and the sick, and the shut-ins.
No natural site shows the scars of this degradation, if not destruction, more than Johnson Shut-ins.