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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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