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focalplane shutter

Shutter

[shuht-er]

Shutter may refer to:

Windows:

Optical:

  • 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

Acoustic:

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

Films:

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