A Conversation for The History of Optical Science

aperture -> apperture

Post 1

Dr Hell

Dear Sub Ed, Ed, or whoever...

Apperture is with double-p

I am of course not ultimately sure, but that's how it reads in my english handbook of my microscope.


aperture -> apperture

Post 2

World Service Memoryshare team

Hi Hell,

I've just looked it up in the Oxford English Dictionary and it's spelt with a single 'p'...

smiley - smiley


aperture -> apperture

Post 3

Dr Hell


Seems to be OK. I've checked with lens manufacturers in the UK (to make sure they speak the language). They inconsistently use both spellings.

So, if it's aperture in the dictionary. So be it.



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