follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

shutter-priority

[shuht-er-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr-] /ˈʃʌt ər praɪˌɒr ɪ ti, -ˌɔr-/
adjective, Photography
1.
of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the shutter speed and the camera selects the aperture.
Also, shutter-preferred
[shuht-er-pri-furd] /ˈʃʌt ər prɪˌfɜrd/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Contemporary definitions for shutter preferred
adjective

in photography, pertaining to setting the shutter speed on an automatic or autofocus camera for which the camera sets the aperture for proper exposure; also called shutter-preferred

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for shutter-priority

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for shutter

10
10
Scrabble Words With Friends