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Noun

shutters
  1. Plural of shutter

Extensive Definition

Shutter may refer to:
Windows:
Optical:
  • 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
Acoustic:
  • Swell shutter, a flap used to control the flow of air through the pipes in a pipe organ
Films:
shutters in German: Shutter
shutters in Indonesian: Shutter
shutters in Italian: Otturatore
shutters in Simple English: Shutter
shutters in Thai: ชัตเตอร์
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