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aperture
used in The War of the Worlds

4 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
  • I heard it give a peculiar thick cry, and forthwith another of these creatures appeared darkly in the deep shadow of the aperture.
    1.4 — Book 1 Chapter 4 — The Cylinder Opens (74% in)
  • And then the light filtered in, not through the window, which remained black, but through a triangular aperture between a beam and a heap of broken bricks in the wall behind us.
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Under Foot (81% in)
  • Through the aperture in the wall I could see the top of a tree touched with gold and the warm blue of a tranquil evening sky.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (3% in)
  • Suddenly I heard a noise without, the run and smash of slipping plaster, and the triangular aperture in the wall was darkened.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — The Death of the Curate (55% in)

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