diaphragm stop
See relative aperture.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • stop down — transitive verb : to reduce the effective aperture of (a lens) by means of a diaphragm intransitive verb : to make a lens opening smaller by means of a diaphragm * * * stop down (of a camera lens) to reduce the size of the aperture • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop — verb (stops, stopping, stopped) 1》 come or cause to come to an end.     ↘discontinue an action, practice, or habit. 2》 prevent from happening or from doing something.     ↘instruct a bank to withhold payment on (a cheque).     ↘refuse to supply… …   English new terms dictionary

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