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aperture
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
an opening  — especially a small one that controls the amount of light admitted for a camera or microscope

or:

the measured diameter of the opening
  • Was it, I asked myself, a ray from the moon penetrating some aperture in the blind?
    Chapter 2 (83% in)
  • My eye was quickly at the aperture.
    Chapter 15 (30% in)
  • The west, too, was warm: no watery gleam chilled it — it seemed as if there was a fire lit, an altar burning behind its screen of marbled vapour, and out of apertures shone a golden redness.
    Chapter 22 (44% in)
  • The aperture was so screened and narrow, that curtain or shutter had been deemed unnecessary; and when I stooped down and put aside the spray of foliage shooting over it, I could see all within.
    Chapter 28 (61% in)
  • I'll try if I cannot discover the secret spring of your confidence, and find an aperture in that marble breast through which I can shed one drop of the balm of sympathy."
    Chapter 32 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "aperture" in Jane Eyre.

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