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The English Wiktionary has a dictionary definition (meanings of a word) for: shutter

Shutter could mean:



  • Shutter (photography), a photographic device that administers the exposure by limiting the time over which light is admitted
  • Movie projector shutter, used to interrupt the emitted light during the time the film is advanced to the next frame
  • Stage lighting shutter, used to modify the light cast by a theatre light
  • A device used to manipulate pulses of light in a signal lamp


  • Swell shutter, a flap used to control the flow of air through the pipes in a pipe organ



  • Shuttering is the permanent closure of a building or business.