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Noun: shutter  shú-tu(r)
  1. A mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
  2. A hinged blind for a window
Verb: shutter  shú-tu(r)
  1. Close with shutters
    "We shuttered the window to keep the house cool"
  2. [N. Amer] Close a business or service

Derived forms: shuttered, shuttering, shutters

Type of: blind, close, mechanical device, screen, shut

Part of: camera, double-hung window, photographic camera

Encyclopedia: Shutter