shutter

shutter NOUN 1) each of a pair of hinged panels fixed inside or outside a window that can be closed for security or privacy or to keep out the light. 2) a device that opens and closes to expose the film in a camera. 3) the blind enclosing the swell box in an organ, used for controlling the volume of sound.
VERB close the shutters of (a window or building).

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  • shutter — shutterless, adj. /shut euhr/, n. 1. a solid or louvered movable cover for a window. 2. a movable cover, slide, etc., for an opening. 3. a person or thing that shuts. 4. Photog. a mechanical device for opening and closing the aperture of a camera …   Universalium


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