Definition of Stop number

1. Noun. The ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system.

Exact synonyms: F Number, Focal Ratio, Speed
Generic synonyms: Ratio

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stop Number

stop and smell the roses
stop at nothing
stop bath
stop by
stop cock
stop cocks
stop codon
stop consonant
stop dead
stop down
stop list
stop lists
stop loss order
stop loss orders
stop motion
stop number (current term)
stop off
stop on a dime
stop order
stop over
stop payment
stop press
stop short
stop sign
stop signs
stop someone in his tracks
stop the car
stop the lights
stop the presses
stop up

Literary usage of Stop number

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Network Revolution: Confessions of a Computer Scientist by Jacques Vallee (1982)
"Obtain the proper guide number by multiplying F/stop number times distance. For example, if ASA 80 film is being used, set the film speed on the calculator ..."

2. Battlefields of the Civil War by Blair Howard (1998)
"Next on your tour is stop number 4, The Cornfield. stop number 3, the East Woods, and stop number 4 are, for the purposes of this tour, just about the same. ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1910)
"West of Mimico Creek— 1st crossing at 6th pole east of stop number 12. ... 4th crossing at 3rd pole west of stop number 13. 5th crossing at stop number 14, ..."

4. Manual of Photography by United States Army. Signal Corps, Samuel Reber (1896)
"The stop number and effective aperture, however? must not be confounded. Chromatic We have now seen how the visible Aberration, object is formed, ..."

5. A School Course of Mathematics by David Mair (1907)
"The exposure required to take a photograph is proportional to the square of the stop-number and inversely proportional to the speed-number of the plate. ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1909)
""Just tell them first to stop Number 20 at the Junction," said the foreman. "All right!" responded Alex, and while the rest watched in profound silence, ..."

7. German "Smart-Bus" Systems: Potential for Application in Portland, Oregon by Robert W. Behnke (1995)
"Postcards were usually used by passengers to enter standing orders for multiple rides (eg, "I want to be picked-up at bus-stop number 435 at 8:30 AM each ..."

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