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Synonyms for shut-in

someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury

somewhat introverted

confined usually by illness

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November's shut-ins are concentrated at West Coast refineries, where the shutdowns may boost regional gasoline markets, but will do little for the broader oil complex, because the area is largely separate from the network of pipelines that link the rest of the US.
Over the next four years, many of us went through a range of emotions as we all worked to reclaim what was once Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park.
Production from our central asset locations is also being ramped down, particularly our subsea fields which require long lead-time for effective shut-ins.
The 300,000-bpd pipeline from Iraq's northern oil hub of Kirkuk would break the country's reliance on the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline to Turkey's Mediterranean coast as the sole outlet for its northern exports and make it less vulnerable to shut-ins.
After having been virtual shut-ins because of the miserable winter weather we endured here in the East, the recently arrived beautiful spring days are most welcome, as we finally can get out and enjoy one of our favorite activities: hiking.
US crude oil production declined in the quarter because of field shut-ins associated with Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
12 show was about Ameren's work to restore Johnson Shut-ins State Park after it was destroyed by flooding from the utility's failed Taum Sauk reservoir.
They also planned holiday parties and looked after those who were shut-ins.
Their body clocks were running amok--probably, she says, because these shut-ins didn't encounter blue skies or other light that was bright enough to prevent circadian drift.
Big Sunday events - which include serving meals, visiting shut-ins, picking up trash and cleaning up the community - will take place this weekend all over the city.
Those who can differentiate their services, by managing coordinated specialty care and community assistance for elderly shut-ins, for example, will stand out in the marketplace.
So Broad and Dowd started a care companion program, matching active members of the congregation with shut-ins for regular visits and to develop a friendship.
He's developing a home-care chronic disease management project providing distant electronic surveillance for sickly shut-ins.
Small structures, considered to be stromatolites, similar to the laminar and small domal stromatolite Ozarkcollenia, occur in ferruginous Mesoproterozoic bedded tufts of the Cope Hollow Formation near Johnson's Shut-ins, Reynolds County, Mo.
Production was lower due to planned maintenance shut-ins of several fields, technical problems and a strike, according to the agency.