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English noun: shutter

1. shutter (artifact) a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure


Broader (hypernym)mechanical device


Part meronymcamera, photographic camera

2. shutter (artifact) a hinged blind for a window


Broader (hypernym)blind, screen


Narrower (hyponym)deadlight, jalousie


Part meronymdouble-hung window


English verb: shutter

1. shutter (contact) close with shutters


SamplesWe shuttered the window to keep the house cool.


ExamplesThey want to shutter the doors


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close, shut









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