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English definition of “shutter”

shutter

noun [C] (PHOTOGRAPHY)    /ˈʃʌt.ər/ US  /ˈʃʌt̬.ɚ/ (also )
the part of a camera that opens temporarily to allow light to reach the film when a photograph is being takenPhotography
(Definition of shutter noun (PHOTOGRAPHY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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