Definitions for "Shut-in"
someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
confined usually by illness
a narrowing of a rocky gorge, where a river runs through it -- not a person who needs help getting out of the house, like I thought
Keywords:  introverted
somewhat introverted
To stop a producing oil and gas well from producing.
The disruption of natural gas supply at the wellhead. Most shut-ins are weather-related, such as when the crews of offshore producing platforms must be evacuated due to an approaching hurricane.
refers to a well which is suspended from production, usually for operational reasons, such as in order to build up pressure in the reservoir.
a person who is either unwilling or unable to leave their home, often due to disability
Keywords:  inhibit, flow, close
To close or inhibit flow.