What does the word diaphragm mean?

Usage examples for diaphragm

  1. If we open the battery circuit and so stop the stream of electrons the diaphragm will fly back to its original position, for it is elastic. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. Respiration is almost exclusively carried on by the diaphragm, and hiccup is often persistent. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  3. Having got which off the old diaphragm, Jeeves was silent. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse

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