Definition of 'shutter'
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The exterior is whitewashed with blue shutters and little balconies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The stores finally pulled down the shutters at the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Wooden shutters pull back to open the entire front wall to misty mountains. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The metal shutter of his shop was ripped off by the blast. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He took pictures by pressing the shutter release with his stronger left thumb. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The camera shutters go off and it sounds like a thousand butterflies taking off. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Closed shutters and quiet streets help nobody. The Sun (2016)Or do you put up the shutters and hope it all blows over? Times, Sunday Times (2011)We closed the shutters and withdrew into ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Each window sprouted a flag and blue metal mesh shutter. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The flower shop was just pulling down its shutters as we paused on double yellow lines. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were wooden shutters on the windows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Being in care taught him to put up emotional shutters. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Along the main streets stood scores of shops with their metal shutters ripped aside and interiors reduced to ashes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can slide off the base to replace it with a camera shutter unit with a big battery inside. The Sun (2016)Aislinn woke as the first gray hues of dawn were seeking their way through the shutters and lighting the room. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThere was no hint of light behind the shutters in any of the houses as he went cautiously along the wall. The CatalansOh, but the shutters can come down fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The robbers first rammed the shop's closed shutters with a car before kicking and hammering their way in. The Sun (2010)We stayed there in an old farmhouse with thick stone walls and shutters, and silk worms in the attic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Best, in that case, to keep the shutters down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The main building is colonial in feel, with whitewashed walls, green shutters and turrets at all four corners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)By the time she faced the release of camera shutters, the smartly dressed, striking young woman was completely composed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They form the base of a gigantic pyramid of treason, stretching from the little gray house with green shutters to the towers of the Kremlin. Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)
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