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Shutter could mean:


  • Window shutter, a solid window covering used to block light and winds
  • Hurricane shutter, a reinforced window shutter for protection in strong winds


  • 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


  • Swell shutter, a flap used to control the flow of air through the pipes in a pipe organ


  • Shutter (Thai movie), a 2004 horror movie from Thailand
  • Shutter (US movie), a 2004 movie from the United States
  • Shutter (Short movie), a 2001 short movie by Jannu Alain Goldschmidt
  • Shutter (2008 movie), a 2008 starring Joshua Jackson


  • Shuttering is the permanent closure of a building or business.
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