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aperture
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Moby Dick
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  • If you stand on its summit and look at these two F-shaped spoutholes, you would take the whole head for an enormous bass-viol, and these spiracles, the apertures in its sounding-board.

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  • The higher the f-stop, the more closed the camera’s aperture.
  • It wandered along the crest of the hill and terminated before a fragment of wall pierced by a rough aperture which had once been a door.
    Henry James  --  The American

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