HyperDic: shutter

English > 3 senses of the word shutter:
NOUNartifactshuttera mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
artifactshuttera hinged blind for a window
VERBcontactshutterclose with shutters
shutter > pronunciation
Soundsshah'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > shutter: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure.
Part ofcamera, photographic cameraequipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishobturador
Catalanobturador
Verbsshutmove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
shutbecome closed
shutprevent from entering
English > shutter: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA hinged blind for a window.
Part ofdouble-hung windowA window having two sashes that slide up and down
NarrowerdeadlightA strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather
jalousieA shutter made of angled slats
Broaderblind, screenA protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
Spanishcontraventana
Catalanfinestró
Verbsshutmove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
shutterclose with shutters
English > shutter: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningClose with shutters.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to shutter the doors
Example"We shuttered the window to keep the house cool"
Broaderclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Nounsshuttera hinged blind for a window

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