shutter

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃʌtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʃʌtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shutər)


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shutter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [shop, store, garage, entrance] shutters
  2. [metal, automatic, manual] shutters
  3. [voice, smartphone, remote] -activated shutters
  4. install a [rolling, roller] shutter
  5. [threw open, opened] the shutter to let in light
  6. the shutter [rattled, banged, shook] in the wind
  7. the [kitchen, bathroom] shutters
  8. left the shutters [open, closed]
  9. [replace, repaint] the shutters
  10. open up the shutters
  11. the house with [green, red] shutters
  12. slang: has closed its shutters for good
  13. the camera's shutter
  14. need to get the shutter [repaired, fixed]
  15. heard the shutter click
  16. heard the click of the shutter
  17. a [leaf, focal-plane, diaphragm] shutter
v
  1. shutter (up) the [shop, house, building]
  2. the [shop] was shuttered (up)
  3. the [shop] was shuttered at [night, lunchtime]
  4. the [shop] was shuttered for the [night, storm]
  5. the [shop] was shuttered against the [sun, heat, wind]
  6. the [shop] shuttered their windows
  7. the [company, business] has shuttered [for good, temporarily]
n as adj
  1. the camera's shutter speed
  2. set the shutter speed to [1/60] of a second
  3. a [slow, fast] shutter speed
  4. a shutter speed of [1/60] of a second
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