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  Words related to diaphragm

Related / Similar Words: stop, pessary, contraceptive diaphragm, midriff

 

Definition:
  • a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically";
  • electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves;
  • a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix;
  • (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration;

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    Hyponyms: iris, iris diaphragm

     

    Part Meronyms: camera, photographic camera, electro-acoustic transducer, torso, trunk, body

     

     
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