shutter

noun
1 cover for a window
ADJECTIVE
closed, open

He left the shutter open.

metal, steel, wooden
security (BrE), window
louvred/louvered
VERB + SHUTTER
have
fling open, fold back, open, throw back, throw open

He threw open the shutters to cool the room.

close, pull down, put up (esp. BrE)

The store had put up the shutters for the night.

install
SHUTTER + VERB
be down, come down

All the shutters in the street were down.

I could feel the shutters coming down in her mind. (figurative)

PREPOSITION
behind shutter a/the

She could be seen waiting for him behind half-closed shutters.

through shutter a/the

Daylight was filtering through the shutters when he woke up.

2 part of a camera
ADJECTIVE
camera
VERB + SHUTTER
click, press
SHUTTER + VERB
click

You could hear hundreds of camera shutters clicking.

SHUTTER + NOUN
speed

You will need a fast shutter speed to photograph racing.

button, release

to press the shutter release


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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