shutter

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shutter(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (louvered window covering)
a. la contraventana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I opened the shutters to let the morning light in.Abrí las contraventanas para que entrara la luz de la mañana.
b. el postigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They closed the shutters tight in preparation for the storm.Cerraron bien los postigos preparándose para la tormenta.
2. (photography)
a. el obturador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My camera shutter got stuck after using it at the beach, and I couldn't take any more pictures.El obturador de mi cámara se atascó después de usarla en la playa, y no pude tomar más fotos.
3. (roll-up security door) (United Kingdom)
a. la cortina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
John locked the door, pulled the shop's shutter down, and went home.John cerró la puerta, bajó la cortina de la tienda y se fue a la casa.
b. la persiana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
We need to grease the shutter. It is getting harder and harder to open in the morning.Hay que engrasar la persiana. Está cada día más difiícil de abrir en las mañanas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (photography)
a. de obturación
I used a slow shutter speed to take a picture of the waterfall and make it look smooth.Usé una velocidad de obturación lenta para tomar una foto de la cascada y hacer que se vea suave.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to close)
a. clausurar
The school board shuttered two schools as a result of the budget cuts.La mesa directiva de las escuelas clausuró dos escuelas como resultado de los recortes presupuestarios.
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shutter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (on window)
a. la contraventana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of shop)
a. la persiana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to put up the shutterscerrar
3. (of camera)
a. el obturador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
shutter releasedisparador m
shutter speedtiempo de exposición
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shutter [ˈʃʌtəʳ]
noun
1 (on window) contraventana (f); postigo (m)
to put up the shutters [+shop] cerrar del todo; abandonar; (Dep) no arriesgar
2 (Fot) obturador (m)
modifier
shutter release (n) (Fot) disparador (m)
When you're facing a scene you'd like to photograph, there are a few things you should check before pressing the shutter release
shutter speed (n) velocidad (f) de obturación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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