diaphragm

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diaphragm /ˈdajəˌfræm/ noun
plural diaphragms
diaphragm
/ˈdajəˌfræm/
noun
plural diaphragms
Learner's definition of DIAPHRAGM
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medical : a large flat muscle that separates the lungs from the stomach area and that is used in breathing see picture at human
technical : a device that controls the amount of light passing through the lens of a camera
: a device shaped like a cup that is placed in the vagina to prevent pregnancy
called also (British) cap
technical : a thin disk that is used in microphones, telephones, speakers, etc., to help reproduce sound or make sounds louder
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