browse search

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
shut to close (a door, window, or the like). [5 definitions]
shutdown a closing or stopping of operations, as of a factory or power generator.
shut down to stop operating. [4 definitions]
shut-in confined indoors by illness, disability, or infirmity. [3 definitions]
shut-off a device, such as a valve, that shuts something off. [2 definitions]
shut off to stop the flow of.
shutout an act or instance of keeping from entering or gaining access; a shutting out. [3 definitions]
shutter a hinged wooden or metal cover that closes over the outside or inside of a window. [4 definitions]
shutterbug (informal) an avid amateur photographer.
shutterless combined form of shutter.
shuttle a moving part in a loom that carries the woof back and forth through the warp. [7 definitions]
shuttlecock a small roundish piece of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers or plastic vanes, used in certain net games such as badminton; shuttle.
shuttle diplomacy diplomacy between two countries conducted by an intermediary who travels back and forth between them.
shuttleless combined form of shuttle.
shut up to enclose; confine. [4 definitions]
shy1 reserved or ill at ease with other people; bashful. [7 definitions]
shy2 to throw with a sudden sideways toss. [2 definitions]
Shylock in The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, a ruthless moneylender. [2 definitions]
shyster a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
Si symbol of the chemical element silicon.
si1 in music, a syllable sometimes used instead of "ti" to denote the seventh tone of a diatonic scale.