Definitions of aperture

  1. an opening; usually small Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a device that controls amount of light admitted Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an man-made opening; usually small Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. a natural opening in something Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act of opening. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The diameter of the exposed part of the object glass of a telescope or other optical instrument; as, a telescope of four-inch aperture. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An opening; a gap, hole, chasm, or passage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. An opening; orifice; hole; cleft. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. An opening; a gap or passage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. An opening; a cleft or gap. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for aperture

  1. As it sounded, an emaciated figure appeared under the arched aperture and a sonorous voice cried out in Arabic, " Peace be with you." – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. In its center is a large, round stone projecting above the surface with a two- inch aperture in the middle where Maui used to make his kite string fast. – Legends of Wailuku by Charlotte Hapai