Meaning of APERTURE in English

APERTURE

noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The box has 10 tiny apertures through which viewers can see 3-D images.

The telescope has an aperture of 2.4 metres.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As with telescopes, the larger the aperture the greater the light-grasp, but there are hazards too.

Binoculars of this aperture cost a great deal of money.

Her sculptures are hybrids of organic and machine forms: cylinders punctuated with round apertures and protuberances.

I had to get the aperture right.

Lightning flickered in the ragged aperture where the ground-floor staircase door had been.

The three of them watched in breathless silence as the doors reached their maximum aperture .

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