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Noun: shutting  shú-ting
  1. The act of closing something
    - closing
Verb: shut (shut,shutting)  shút
  1. Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    "shut the window";
    - close
     
  2. Stop being open; become shut or obstructed
    "The windows shut with a loud bang";
    - close
     
  3. Prevent from entering; shut out
    "The trees were shutting out all sunlight";
    - exclude, keep out, shut out

Derived forms: shuttings

See also: shut in, shut up

Type of: change state, keep, motility, motion, move, movement, prevent, turn

Encyclopedia: Shut