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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: diaphragm (0.00925 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to diaphragm.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: diaphragm diafragma
English → English (WordNet) Definition: diaphragm diaphragm n 1: a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; “the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically” [syn: stop] 2: (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration [syn: midriff] 3: 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 [syn: pessary, contraceptive diaphragm] 4: electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves
English → English (gcide) Definition: Diaphragm Diaphragm \Di"a*phragm\, n. [L. diaphragma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to fence by a partition wall; dia` through + ?, ?, to fence, inclose; prob. akin to L. fareire to stuff: cf. F. diaphragme. See Farce.] 1. A dividing membrane or thin partition, commonly with an opening through it. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) The muscular and tendinous partition separating the cavity of the chest from that of the abdomen; the midriff. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) A calcareous plate which divides the cavity of certain shells into two parts. [1913 Webster] 4. (Opt.) A plate with an opening, which is generally circular, used in instruments to cut off marginal portions of a beam of light, as at the focus of a telescope. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mach.) A partition in any compartment, for various purposes. [1913 Webster] Diaphragm pump, one in which a flexible diaphragm takes the place of a piston. [1913 Webster]


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