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diaphragm
'daɪə,fræm
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens.
  2. Electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves.
  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.
  4. A muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration.
Hyphenationdi•a•phragm
Part of Speech(名) noun
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横隔膜hénggé módiaphragm
横膈hénggédiaphragm
横膈膜hénggé módiaphragm; also written 横隔膜
diaphragm (anatomy)
膈肌géjīdiaphragm (anatomy)
膈膜gémódiaphragm (anatomy)
隔膜gémódiaphragm (anatomy); distant (socially aloof); divided by lack of mutual comprehension; nonexpert
光圈guāngquānaperture; diaphragm; halo; aureole
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