1 a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
2 a hinged blind for a window v : close with shutters; "We shuttered the window to keep the house cool"
- Rhymes: -ʌtə(r)
Nounshutter (Plural: shutters)
protective panels over windows
part of a camera
- 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.
Shutter may refer to:
- Shutter (photography), a photographic device that administers the exposure by limiting the time over which light is admitted
- Movie projector shutter, used to interrupt the emitted light during the time the film is advanced to the next frame
- Stage lighting shutter, used to modify the light cast by a theatre light
- A device used to manipulate pulses of light in a signal lamp
- Swell shutter, a flap used to control the flow of air through the pipes in a pipe organ
shutter in German: Shutter
shutter in Indonesian: Shutter
shutter in Italian: Otturatore
shutter in Simple English: Shutter
shutter in Thai: ชัตเตอร์