Aperture vs Infringement - What's the difference?

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Aperture is a related term of infringement.


As nouns the difference between aperture and infringement

is that aperture is an opening; an open space; a gap, cleft, or chasm; a passage perforated; a hole; as, an aperture in a wall while infringement is a violation or breach, as of a law.

aperture

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An opening; an open space; a gap, cleft, or chasm; a passage perforated; a hole; as, an aperture in a wall.
  • * Gilpin
  • an aperture between the mountains
  • * Owen
  • the back aperture of the nostrils
  • (optics) Something which restricts the diameter of the light path through one plane in an optical system.
  • (astronomy, photography) The diameter of the aperture (in the sense above) which restricts the width of the light path through the whole system. For a telescope, this is the diameter of the objective lens. e.g. a telescope may have a 100 cm aperture.
  • (spaceflight, communications) The (typically) large-diameter antenna used for receiving and transmitting radio frequency energy containing the data used in communication satellites, especially in the geostationary belt. For a comsat, this is typically a large reflective dish antenna; sometimes called an array .
  • (mathematics, rare, of a right circular cone) The maximum angle between the two generatrices.
  • If the generatrix makes an angle ? to the axis, then the aperture is 2?.

    Usage notes

    The aperture of microscopes is often expressed in degrees, called also the angular aperture, which signifies the angular breadth of the pencil of light which the instrument transmits from the object or point viewed; as, a microscope of 100° aperture.

    Derived terms

    * aperture priority

    infringement

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a violation or breach, as of a law
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 18 , author=Ben Dirs , title=Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Georgia, ranked 16th in the world, dominated the breakdown before half-time and forced England into a host of infringements , but fly-half Merab Kvirikashvili missed three penalties.}}
  • an encroachment on a right, a person, a territory, or a property
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2008 , date=February 27 , author=Kira Cochrane , title=How could it happen again? , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=As soon as it was suggested that it was considering the Swedish model – in which men are criminalised for buying sex, but the women working in prostitution are decriminalised – a slew of prominent male columnists started arguing against this infringement on a man's right to purchase a woman's body. }}