Origin of aperture
OTHER WORDS FROM apertureap·er·tur·al [ap-er-choor-uhl], /ˈæp ərˌtʃʊər əl/, adjectiveap·er·tured, adjective
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How to use aperture in a sentence
That fast aperture combined with a 9-blade aperture should create some extremely smooth blur effects in out-of-focus areas.Fujifilm’s new 102-megapixel camera is the size of a typical DSLR|Stan Horaczek|January 30, 2021|Popular-Science
Another is as an opening or aperture in an object, like a tunnel through a mountain or the punches in three-ring binder paper.Topology 101: The Hole Truth|David S. Richeson|January 26, 2021|Quanta Magazine
It has become undeniable that leaders must open the aperture when it comes to stakeholders, and irrefutable that they must strive for positive impact with customers, employees, partners, and the community writ large.The challenges of 2020 are making corporate boards stronger and better|matthewheimer|December 29, 2020|Fortune
The small aperture is a downside in some situations, but if you’re out in the field shooting sports or nature at midday, you’ll probably never miss the extra speed.The best new photography gear of the year|Stan Horaczek|December 26, 2020|Popular-Science
It essentially boils down to your aperture, the focal length of your lens, and your distance from the subject.Planning to buy an iPhone 12 Pro Max? You may want to brush up on your photography skills.|Stan Horaczek|October 14, 2020|Popular-Science
Its 8-megapixel camera, inclusive of true-tone and dual-LED f/2.2 aperture flashes, features optical image stabilization.Why Every Home Needs a Drone This Holiday|Charlie Gilbert|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Administration officials favorite phrase these days is that, ‘you have to widen the aperture,’” says Bockenfeld.Obama To Cut Middle East Democracy Programs|Jamie Dettmer|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the cover of Black Aperture made a more daring use of black it would have earned my respect.You Can Indeed Judge a Book By Its Cover|Brian Gresko|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His book of essays, Photography After Frank , was recently published by Aperture.Hai Bo and China's Photography Boom|Philip Gefter|January 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
His book of essays, Photography After Frank, was recently published by Aperture.Pulp Fictions|Philip Gefter|September 10, 2009|DAILY BEAST
In the aperture of the window, amid piles of paper, stood a rickety old table, covered with dust.
Hilda suggested that the ticket-clerk should be interrogated, but the aperture of communication with him was shut.
The light which discovered its dismal bounds to his solitary eyes, came from a small grated aperture in the vaulted roof.
Indeed it could hardly have seemed possible to him, that the Duke could have withdrawn himself through that aperture.
A hearty roar of laughter burst from the doorway as the Factor's burly figure blocked the aperture.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
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