[ UK /ˈæpət‍ʃɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈæpɝtʃɝ/ ]
  1. an man-made opening; usually small
  2. a natural opening in something
  3. a device that controls amount of light admitted
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How To Use aperture In A Sentence

  • The soldier fired the rifle through a narrow aperture in a pile of sandbags.
  • She had wiggled through a tot-sized aperture in the alcove, and toddled over to a display of butterfly nets four feet away.
  • Several desmids investigated had nuclei too large to be accommodated by the photometer aperture system and could easily have had nuclear DNA contents in excess of 4x specimens that were measured.
  • A wide aperture will take care of the background but I don't want any blurring of grass waving in the foreground.
  • There are two projects currently in the works that will undoubtedly revolutionize space telescopy and yield extraordinary results once put into use: The James Webb Space Telescope and the Advanced Technology Large-Aperture Space Telescope. Ethical Technology
  • The pallial eye is easy to notice when the snail lifts its operculum up and starts to come out of its shell with the aperture facing up. Cerithidea
  • The reins were secured by chain-work, and the front-stall of the bridle was a steel plate, with apertures for the eyes and nostrils, having in the midst a short, sharp pike, projecting from the forehead of the horse like the horn of the fabulous unicorn. The Talisman
  • The shuttle telescope was to have an aperture of nearly one meter and would be cryogenically cooled.
  • If these exposure times do not produce the desired effect, change the lens aperture and test again.
  • I use the structure of the lyric to arrive to that last line that will, in my hopes, open to the widest aperture, to the most light, to capture in the smallest of instances, the largeness of life and its myriad of possibilities.
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