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Synonyms for diaphragmˈdaɪ əˌfræm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diaphragm, stop(noun)

    a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens

    "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"

    Synonyms:
    plosive, period, stay, diaphragm, stop consonant, layover, pessary, midriff, hitch, stopover, full point, stoppage, full stop, catch, check, blockage, plosive speech sound, occlusion, block, point, halt, stop, occlusive, arrest, plosive consonant, closure, contraceptive diaphragm

  2. diaphragm, midriff(noun)

    (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration

    Synonyms:
    pessary, midriff, middle, midsection, contraceptive diaphragm, diaphragm, stop

  3. diaphragm, pessary, contraceptive diaphragm(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    pessary, midriff, contraceptive diaphragm, diaphragm, stop

  4. diaphragm(noun)

    electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves

    Synonyms:
    pessary, midriff, contraceptive diaphragm, stop

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diaphragm(n.)

    Synonyms:
    midriff

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

iris, membrane, skirt, orifice, septum


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