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Definition of EXPOSURE

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Exposure \Ex*po"sure\ (?;135), n. [From {Expose}.]
     1. The act of exposing or laying open, setting forth, laying bare of protection, depriving of care or concealment, or setting out to reprobation or contempt. [1913 Webster]

              The exposure of Fuller . . . put an end to the practices of that vile tribe.         --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

     2. The state of being exposed or laid open or bare; openness to danger; accessibility to anything that may affect, especially detrimentally; as, exposure to observation, to cold, to inconvenience. [1913 Webster]

              When we have our naked frailties hid, That suffer in exposure.              --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     3. Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc. "Under a southern exposure." --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

              The best exposure of the two for woodcocks. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

     4. (Photog.) The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

215 Moby Thesaurus words for "exposure": ASA exposure index, DIN number, PR, acquaintance, airing, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, aspect, attitude, avatar, azimuth, ballyhoo, baring, bearing, bearings, blurb, bright light, bringing to light, casual discovery, catching, celebrity, celestial navigation, chance discovery, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, common knowledge, communicating, communication, contact, cry, currency, danger, daylight, dead reckoning, defenselessness, demonstration, denudation, desquamation, detection, determination, determining, direction, discernibleness, disclosing, disclosure, disconfirmation, discovering, discovery, display, disproof, disproval, disproving, distinguishment, divestment, divulging, eclat, emergence, enactment, endangerment, epiphany, espial, excavation, excoriation, exfoliation, exhibit, exhibition, exhibitionism, exhumation, experience, explosion, expose, exposition, exposure meter, f-stop, fame, familiarity, famousness, film rating, film speed, find, finding, finding out, fix, forthcoming, frontage, glare, hazard, helplessness, hoopla, hue and cry, imperilment, incarnation, indecent exposure, invalidation, invention, issuance, jeopardy, knowledge, lay, laying bare, laying open, leak, leaking, lens opening, liability, lie, light meter, limelight, line of position, locating, location, lucky strike, manifestation, materialization, materializing, maximum dissemination, nakedness, negation, nonimmunity, notoriety, observability, occurrence, opening, openness, orientation, ostentation, outcrop, outcropping, outlook, patefaction, perceptibility, performance, peril, pilotage, plug, position, position line, presentation, presentment, press notice, production, projection, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publication, publicity, publicity story, publicness, publishing, puff, radio bearing, realization, reclame, recognition, redargution, rediscovery, reductio ad absurdum, removal, removing the veil, report, representation, retrospective, revealing, revealment, revelation, rise, rising, risk, seeableness, serendipity, set, setting, show, showing, showing forth, showing up, showup, shutter speed, spotlight, spotting, strike, stripping, susceptibility, susceptivity, the seen, the visible, theophany, time exposure, treasure trove, trouvaille, trove, uncloaking, uncovering, unearthing, unfolding, unfoldment, unmasking, unprotection, unveiling, unwrapping, varnishing day, vernissage, view, visibility, visibleness, visuality, vulnerability, what is revealed, write-up


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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