verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of shutter
Related Words for shutteringshield, dim, darken, mute, conceal, blacken, obscure, shutter, shut, block, do, end, halt, conclude, accomplish, complete, stop, clinch, settle, close
Examples from the Web for shuttering
Contemporary Examples of shuttering
Amid the rising violence, the United Nations has evacuated staff and Turkey announced Friday it was shuttering its embassy.U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting
July 27, 2014
Speaking with intensity, the president pledged to rededicate himself to the challenge of shuttering the prison.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance
December 12, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) countered that shuttering the facility would endanger the lives of Americans.Obama Administration Skips First Senate Hearing on Gitmo in Five Years
July 25, 2013
By the time Congress put restrictions on shuttering the prison in the 2010 defense bill in late 2009, the door was closed.How Obama Bungled the Guantánamo Closing
May 24, 2013
Shuttering them allowed headquarters to make the balance sheet more efficient.Romney Attacks Obama Over ‘Public’ Equity Job Slashing
May 29, 2012
Historical Examples of shuttering
These instructions were based upon the Australian book and embodied the very simple form of shuttering there recommended.
The shuttering must be easily disengaged and removed from the wall, one side at a time.
Three pieces of shuttering, FFF, 20 ft. long, were then nailed to the bottom of the soldiers.Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910
James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
In a moment she was in the room, and he was closing and shuttering the window with fevered haste.The Lamp in the Desert
Ethel M. Dell
1540s, "one who shuts" (see shut (v.)); meaning "movable wooden or iron screen for a window" is from 1680s. Photographic sense of "device for opening and closing the aperture of a lens" is from 1862.
1826, from shutter (n.). Related: Shuttered; shuttering.