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shut·ter / ˈshətər/ • n. 1. each of a pair of hinged panels, often louvered, fixed inside or outside a window that can be closed for security or privacy or to keep out light. 2. Photog. a device that opens and closes to expose the film in a camera. 3. Mus. the blind enclosing the swell box in an organ, used for controlling the volume of sound. • v. [tr.] close the shutters of (a window or building): the windows were shuttered against the afternoon heat | [as adj.] (shuttered) barred and shuttered stores. ∎  close (a business): the city was gripped by economic forces that were squeezing its tax base and shuttering its factories. DERIVATIVES: shut·ter·less adj.

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shutter. Sliding, rolling, or folding door to close a window on the outside or the inside.

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