Origin of aperture
Examples from the Web for aperture
Its 8-megapixel camera, inclusive of true-tone and dual-LED f/2.2 aperture flashes, features optical image stabilization.
“Administration officials favorite phrase these days is that, ‘you have to widen the aperture,’” says Bockenfeld.
His book of essays, Photography After Frank , was recently published by Aperture.
His book of essays, Photography After Frank, was recently published by Aperture.
But as this image shows, the nails actually went through an aperture in the wrists.
Then the figure of a man appeared in the aperture, and all was dark again.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
Alongside of this aperture the globe contains another one, Λ, through which it communicates with the interior of the ewer.
Then, satisfied as to this, he quietly mounted it till he could insert his hand into the aperture.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
But should not the aperture in the top floor have been observed by the class?Prince Zaleski|M.P. Shiel
I arose, and felt with my fingers for the seams or cracks of the aperture.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
British Dictionary definitions for aperture
- a usually circular and often variable opening in an optical instrument or device that controls the quantity of radiation entering or leaving it
- the diameter of such an openingSee also relative aperture
Word Origin for aperture
Word Origin and History for aperture
early 15c., from Latin apertura "an opening," from apertus, past participle of aperire "to open" (see overt).