AskDefine | Define shutting

Dictionary Definition

shut adj
1 not open; "the door slammed shut" [syn: unopen, closed] [ant: open]
2 used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight" [syn: closed] [ant: open]

Verb

1 move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window" [syn: close] [ant: open]
2 become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang" [syn: close] [ant: open]
3 prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country" [syn: exclude, keep out, shut out] [ant: admit] [also: shutting]shutting n : the act of closing something [syn: closing] [ant: opening]shutting See shut

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Verb

shutting
  1. present participle of shut
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