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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i′ris di`aphragm(n.)

  1. (v.i.)a composite diaphragm with a central aperture readily adjustable for size, used to regulate the amount of light admitted to a lens or optical system.

    Category: Optics, Photography

Origin of iris diaphragm:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. iris, iris diaphragm(noun)

    diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening

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