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aperture
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6 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
  • That was, in fact, a marvellous grimace which was beaming at that moment through the aperture in the rose window.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (53% in)
  • The first face which appeared at the aperture, with eyelids turned up to the reds, a mouth open like a maw, and a brow wrinkled like our hussar boots of the Empire, evoked such an inextinguishable peal of laughter that Homer would have taken all these louts for gods.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (13% in)
  • —"Continue!" he had said for the third time, to his comedians, speaking machines; then as he was marching with great strides in front of the marble table, a fancy seized him to go and appear in his turn at the aperture of the chapel, were it only for the pleasure of making a grimace at that ungrateful populace.
    1.1.5 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 5 — Quasimodo (38% in)
  • Do you two pretend to read the Dominus in the breviary, while I thrust my nose into the aperture; the recluse knows me a little.
    1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (73% in)
  • The ray of light which penetrated through this aperture made its way through a spider's circular web, which tastefully inscribed its delicate rose in the arch of the window, and in the centre of which the insect architect hung motionless, like the hub of this wheel of lace.
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (28% in)
  • The door was made of thoroughly rotten cask staves, which left large apertures for the passage of his hawklike gaze.
    2.7.8 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 8 — The Utility of Windows Which.... (69% in)

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