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Definition of Shutter


  1. A mechanical device of various forms, attached to a camera for opening and closing to expose the plate.
  2. One who shuts or closes.
  3. A movable cover or screen for a window, designed to shut out the light, to obstruct the view, or to be of some strength as a defense; a blind.
  4. A removable cover, or a gate, for closing an aperture of any kind, as for closing the passageway for molten iron from a ladle.
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Shutter Translations

shutter in Dutch is luik
shutter in French is volet
shutter in Italian is imposta
shutter in Portuguese is obturador
shutter in Spanish is contraventana