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Meaning of SHUTTER

Pronunciation:  'shutur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a hinged blind for a window
  2. [n]  a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
  3. [v]  close with shutters, as of doors and windows

SHUTTER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 See Also: blind, camera, close, deadlight, double-hung window, jalousie, mechanical device, photographic camera, screen, shut



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Shut"ter\, n. (Photog.)
    A mechanical device of various forms, attached to a camera
    for opening and closing to expose the plate.
  2. \Shut"ter\, n.
    1. One who shuts or closes.
    2. 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.
    3. A removable cover, or a gate, for closing an aperture of
       any kind, as for closing the passageway for molten iron
       from a ladle.