Definitions for shutterˈʃʌt ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one that shuts.
a solid or louvered movable cover for a window.
a movable cover, slide, etc., for an opening.
a mechanical device for opening and closing the aperture of a camera lens to expose film or the like.
(v.t.)to close or provide with shutters.
Origin of shutter:
a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
a hinged blind for a window
close with shutters
"We shuttered the window to keep the house cool"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a cover on the outside of a window
Close the shutters.
a part of camera that opens and closes when a picture is taken
Protective panels, usually wooden, placed over windows to block out the light.
The part of a camera that opens for a controlled period of time to let light in during taking a picture.
To close the shutters.
Shutter the windows, there's a storm coming!
To close up a building for a prolonged period of inoccupancy.
It took all day to shutter the cabin now that the season has ended.
one who shuts or closes
a movable cover or screen for a window, designed to shut out the light, to obstruct the view, or to be of some strength as a defense; a blind
a removable cover, or a gate, for closing an aperture of any kind, as for closing the passageway for molten iron from a ladle
In photography, a shutter is a device that allows light to pass for a determined period of time, for the purpose of exposing photographic film or a light-sensitive electronic sensor to light to capture a permanent image of a scene. A shutter can also be used to allow pulses of light to pass outwards, as in a movie projector or signal lamp.
Translations for shutter
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
one of usually two usually wooden covers over a window
He closed the shutters.
- دَرْفَة الشُّبّاك الخَشَبِيَّهArabic
- persianaPortuguese (BR)
- der FensterladenGerman
- contraventana, postigoSpanish
- kapak, roletaCroatian
- daun penutup jendelaIndonesian
- aizvirtnis; slēģisLatvian
- skodde, vinduslemNorwegian
- پرده(په تېره دكړكۍPashto
- oblon; jaluzeaRomanian
- 百葉窗Chinese (Trad.)
- віконниця; жалюзіUkrainian
- کھڑکی کے دو پلےUrdu
- cánh cửa chớpVietnamese
- 百叶窗Chinese (Simp.)
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