Synonyms for diaphragm

Synonyms for (noun) diaphragm

Synonyms: diaphragm, stop

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

Usage: the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically

Similar words: mechanical device

Definition: mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles


Synonyms: diaphragm

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

Similar words: disc, disk

Definition: a flat circular plate


Synonyms: diaphragm, contraceptive diaphragm, pessary

Definition: 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

Similar words: contraceptive, contraceptive device, birth control device, prophylactic device, preventative, preventive

Definition: an agent or device intended to prevent conception


Synonyms: midriff, diaphragm

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

Similar words: membrane, tissue layer

Definition: a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants


Similar words: muscle system, muscular structure, musculature

Definition: the muscular system of an organism