Aperture

Definition of Aperture

Ap´er`ture
n.1.The act of opening.
2.An opening; an open space; a gap, cleft, or chasm; a passage perforated; a hole; as, an aperture in a wall.
An aperture between the mountains.
- Gilpin.
The back aperture of the nostrils.
- Owen.
3.(Opt.) The diameter of the exposed part of the object glass of a telescope or other optical instrument; as, a telescope of four-inch aperture.

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