HyperDic: aperture

English > 3 senses of the word aperture:
NOUNartifactaperturea device that controls amount of light admitted
objectaperturea natural opening in something
artifactaperturean man-made opening
aperture > pronunciation
Soundsae'percher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > aperture: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device that controls amount of light admitted.
Part ofcamera, photographic cameraequipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
telescope, scopeA magnifier of images of distant objects
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Spanishabertura, apertura
Catalanobertura
English > aperture: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA natural opening in something.
Part ofeye, oculus, opticThe organ of sight
Narrowermicropyleminute opening in the wall of an ovule through which the pollen tube enters
pupilThe contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye
stoma, stomate, poreA minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass
BroaderholeAn opening into or through something
Spanishapertura, orificio
Catalanorifici
English > aperture: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn man-made opening; usually small.
Narrowermouthpiece, embouchureThe aperture of a wind instrument into which the player blows directly
mouthpieceA part that goes over or into the mouth of a person
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

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