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diaphragm

US [ˈdaɪəˌfræm]
UK [ˈdaɪəfræm]
  • n.膈;隔板;横膈膜;子宫帽(避孕用具)
  • Web隔膜;膜片;横隔膜
Plural Form:diaphragms  
diaphragm
n.
1.
膈;膈膜;横膈膜the layer of muscle between the lungs and the stomach, used especially to control breathing
2.
子宫帽(避孕用具)a rubber or plastic device that a woman places inside her vagina before having sex to prevent sperm from entering the womb and making her pregnant
3.
(机器等的)隔膜,隔板any thin piece of material used to separate the parts of a machine, etc.
4.
(电话机、扬声器等的)膜片,膜件,振动膜a thin disc used to turn electronic signals into sound and sound into electronic signals in telephones, loudspeakers , etc.

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