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Definition 1: a hinged blind for a window - [noun denoting artifact]

(shutter is a kind of ...) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

(... is a kind of shutter ) a strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather

(... is a kind of shutter ) a shutter made of angled slats

(... is part of shutter) a window having two sashes that slide up and down

Definition 2: a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure - [noun denoting artifact]

(shutter is a kind of ...) mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles

(... is part of shutter) equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)

Definition 3: close with shutters - [verb of contact]

Samples where shutter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We shuttered the window to keep the house cool

(shutter is a kind of ...) move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

"Close the door" "shut the window"

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