A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens:
— The new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.
anatomy A muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration.
Roget 228: interposition, interjacence†, intercurrence†, intervenience†, interlocation†, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation. [interposition at a fine-grained level] interpenetration; permeation; ... show more
Dutch: diafragma, middenrif
Polish: przepona, diafragma
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.
Dutch: membraan, pessarium
Polish: pensarium, diafragma, krążek
Electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves.
Moby thesaurus: IUD, abdomen, abomasum, acoustical network, bag, barrier, bay window, beerbelly, belly, birth control device, brattice, breadbasket, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bumper, capacitor speaker, center, cloison, coaxial speaker ... show more.
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