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[ap-er-cher-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr-] /ˈæp ər tʃər praɪˌɒr ɪ ti, -ˌɔr-/
adjective, Photography.
of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the aperture and the camera selects the shutter speed.
Also, aperture-preferred
[ap-er-cher-pri-furd] /ˈæp ər tʃər prɪˌfɜrd/ (Show IPA)
Compare shutter-priority. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for aperture priority

aperture priority

(photog) an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the aperture and the camera then automatically sets the correct shutter speed Compare shutter priority
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