how to pronounce aperture


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aperture is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of aperture in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of aperture


  1. Something which restricts the diameter of the light path through one plane in an optical system.
  2. The (typically) large-diameter antenna used for receiving and transmitting radio frequency energy containing the data used in communication satellites, especially in the geostationary belt. For a comsat, this is typically a large reflective dish antenna; sometimes called an array.
  3. The diameter of the aperture (in the sense above) which restricts the width of the light path through the whole system. For a telescope, this is the diameter of the objective lens.
  4. The maximum angle between the two generatrices.
  5. An opening, gap, or hole, usually small and narrow.

aperture frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word aperture occurs in english on average 3.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics aperture can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that aperture can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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