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 Meanings and Examples of APERTURE
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aperture
 n.  opening; diameter of such an opening; hole
Classic Sentence: (31 in 3 pages)
1  He approached the hut; its door consisted of a very low and narrow aperture, and it resembled those buildings which road-laborers construct for themselves along the roads.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
2  It was necessary, at any cost, to enlarge the aperture still further.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI—WHAT HE DOES
3  At the bottom of this plate, an aperture had been pierced exactly similar to the orifice of a letter box.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 62 RUE PETIT-PICPUS
4  The plaster which should have filled this cavity was missing, and by mounting on the commode, a view could be had through this aperture into the Jondrettes' attic.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
5  This aperture formed a sort of peep-hole.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
6  Through this aperture there penetrated just enough light to make the face of a man appear like the face of a phantom.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VI—THE WILD MAN IN HIS LAIR
7  He clasped the rough leg of the elephant, and in a twinkling, without deigning to make use of the ladder, he had reached the aperture.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
8  And plunging into the darkness with the assurance of a person who is well acquainted with his apartments, he took a plank and stopped up the aperture.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
9  It had neither windows nor air-holes, its only aperture was the door; men could enter there, air could not.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
10  Grantaire was attacking his second bottle and, possibly, his second harangue, when a new personage emerged from the square aperture of the stairs.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
11  Through the bars a view could be had of a dark aperture, something like the flue of a chimney, or the pipe of a cistern.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
12  Out of the recesses of a dark closet, into which this aperture gave admittance, he brought a large pasty, baked in a pewter platter of unusual dimensions.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
13  The Black Knight's eyes seemed to flash fire even through the aperture of his visor.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
14  The aperture was so small, that the inmates had probably not thought it worth while to defend it more securely; but it was large enough to admit a boy of Oliver's size, nevertheless.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
15  The ejaculation had been drawn from my companion by the fact that our door had been suddenly dashed open, and that a huge man had framed himself in the aperture.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
Example Sentence:
1  The camera adjusts the lens aperture and shutter speed automatically.
2  The soldier fired the rifle through a narrow aperture in a pile of sandbags.
3  She discovered a small aperture in the wall, through which the insects had entered the room.