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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shut·ter /ˈʃʌtɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 遮檔板; 光閘; 快門

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shut·ter n.
 1. One who shuts or closes.
 2. A movable cover or screen for a window, designed to shut out the light, to obstruct the view, or to be of some strength as a defense; a blind.
 3. A removable cover, or a gate, for closing an aperture of any kind, as for closing the passageway for molten iron from a ladle.
 4. Photog. A mechanical device of various forms, attached to the aperture of a camera lens for opening and closing to expose the plate.  It is usually designed so that the time during which the aperture is opened may be varied by a manual dial or by some automatic mechanism, thereby allowing proper exposure of a photographic film under different intensities of light.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a mechanical device on a camera that opens and closes to
           control the time of a photographic exposure
      2: a hinged blind for a window
      v : close with shutters; "We shuttered the window to keep the
          house cool"