shut, past participle; shuts, 3rd person singular present; shut, past tense; shutting, present participle;
Move (something) into position so that it blocks an opening
shut the window, please
she shut her lips tight
she slammed the door shut
(of something that can block an opening) Move or be moved into position
the door shut behind him
Block an opening into (something) by moving something into position
he shut the box and locked it
Stop talking; be quiet
Keep (someone or something) in a place by closing something such as a door
it was his own dog that he had accidentally shut outside
Fold or bring together the sides of (something) so as to close it
he shut his book
Prevent access to or along
they ought to shut the path up to that terrible cliff
Make or become unavailable for business or service, either permanently or until due to be open again; close
we shut the shop for lunch
the accident and emergency departments will shut
close: move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
not open; "the door slammed shut"
close: become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
closed: used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
exclude: 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"
(shutting) the act of closing something
A narrow alley or passage acting as a short cut through the buildings between two streets; To close, to stop from being open; To close, to stop being open; To close a business temporarily, or (of a business) to be closed
(Shuts (cold)) Faults produced in a forging by incorrect tool design or incorrect flow of steel that results in the formation of a crack in the forging surface.
Clubface aligned left at address or impact; looking skyward at the top of the backswing. Results in a shot that goes to the left of the target.
A position in the swing when the clubface is closed relative to the target line. (The cause of his poor driving was a shut clubface at the top of the backswing).
“joker,” a euphemism for the devil (39)
A seam or opening in metal formed during manufacture.
The gap between to body panels. See diagram for Sill.