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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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


the measured diameter of the opening
  • He and David were talking intently now about apertures and filters.
    p. 176.2
apertures = opening sizes that allow different amounts of light into a camera
  • The salesman, young and eager, had plied her with technical information about apertures and f-stops and wide-angle lenses.
    p. 83.2
  • She sat down on the chair, still warm from his flesh, and looked through the aperture.
    p. 184.9
  • She turned and stood before Howard, his head bent over the aperture, watching his hand move across the sketch pad.
    p. 185.5
  • David must have been testing the range of his camera, keeping the subject the same and varying the focus, the aperture, the available light.
    p. 363.8

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