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shutter

Definitions of shutter
  1. noun
    a hinged blind for a window
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    types:
    deadlight
    a strong shutter over a ship's porthole that is closed in stormy weather
    jalousie
    a shutter made of angled slats
    type of:
    blind, screen
    a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
  2. noun
    a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to control the time of a photographic exposure
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    type of:
    mechanical device
    mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
  3. verb
    close with shutters
    “We shuttered the window to keep the house cool”
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    type of:
    close, shut
    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
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