[ US /ˈʃətɝ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈʌtɐ/ ]
  1. a hinged blind for a window
  2. a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
  1. close with shutters
    We shuttered the window to keep the house cool
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How To Use shutter In A Sentence

  • He reached up with a hooked pole to roll down the metal shutter.
  • Finally met Judith "with the blue shutters": the American to whom the villagers have been trying to introduce me, going as far as to give me directions to her house "avec les volets bleus". Péquenaud - French Word-A-Day
  • The camera has a 32mm glass lens, and its automatic shutter allows you to take photos in near-darkness without a flash.
  • Both ads use the same stock video of Cofield walking forlornly alongside her shuttered brake-pad production facility. Strickland goes negative in first campaign ad
  • Opening the shutters to the world may also have exacted a price. Times, Sunday Times
  • The viewfinder has information regarding the shutter speed, focus, exposure compensation and flash mark.
  • ‘Then make two lefts and I'm the ranch house with the blue shutters,’ he explained.
  • He took pictures by pressing the shutter release with his stronger left thumb. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War
  • Nowadays tunnels are mainly lined with concrete segments or with concrete pumped in between the excavated ground and internal shuttering.
  • With stage shutters open to reveal a large drawing-room extending upstage, the partygoers are grouped around different card tables and involved in their card games.
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