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Engelsk navneord: diaphragm

1. diaphragm (om genstand) a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stop

Mindre specifikke termermechanical device

Mere specifikke termeriris, iris diaphragm

Omfatter disse overordnede termercamera, photographic camera

2. diaphragm (i anatomi) (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)midriff

Mindre specifikke termermembrane, muscle system, muscular structure, musculature, tissue layer

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbody, torso, trunk

Overordnet emneområdeanatomy, general anatomy

3. diaphragm (om genstand) 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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contraceptive diaphragm, pessary

Mindre specifikke termerbirth control device, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device

4. diaphragm (om genstand) electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves

Mindre specifikke termerdisc, disk

Omfatter disse overordnede termerelectro-acoustic transducer

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