vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
"exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure";
the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
"she denounced the exposure of children to pornography"
the disclosure of something secret
"they feared exposure of their campaign plans"
aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
"the studio had a northern exposure"
the state of being vulnerable or exposed
"his vulnerability to litigation"; "his exposure to ridicule"
the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
"he used the wrong exposure"
photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic(noun)
a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
the act of exposing film to light
presentation to view in an open or public manner
"the exposure of his anger was shocking"
abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
The condition of being exposed, uncovered, or unprotected.
That part which is facing or exposed to something, e.g. the sun, weather, sky, or a view.
They rented a cabin with a beautiful southern exposure.
Lack of protection from weather or the elements.
The vagrant died of exposure.
An instance of taking a photograph.
The piece of film exposed to light.
Details of the time and f-number used.
The amount of sun, wind etc. experienced by a particular site.
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
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
position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc
the exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light
Origin: [From Expose.]
In photography, exposure is the amount of light allowed to fall on each area unit of a photographic medium during the process of taking a photograph. Exposure is measured in lux seconds, and can be computed from exposure value and scene luminance in a specified region. In photographic jargon, an exposure generally refers to a single shutter cycle. For example: a long exposure refers to a single, protracted shutter cycle to capture enough low-intensity light, whereas a multiple exposure involves a series of relatively brief shutter cycles; effectively layering a series of photographs in one image. For the same film speed, the accumulated photometric exposure should be similar in both cases.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exposure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3938
Rank popularity for the word 'exposure' in Nouns Frequency: #1604
The numerical value of exposure in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of exposure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
Others who entered the lab have been contacted and will be assessed for possible exposure by the CDC Occupational Health Clinic. As of this time we believe exposure requiring monitoring is limited to one individual.
We are taking the opportunity to add exposure in Brazil from the beginning of this year. Not just sovereign but to some corporate names which have limited exposure to the scandal, but have sold off on overall headline risk.
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Translations for exposure
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- излагане, изложение, експозицияBulgarian
- expozice, vystaveníCzech
- Einwirkung, Belichtung, Lage, Kontakt, WitterungGerman
- valotus, altistus, altistuminenFinnish
- espozione, assideramento, posa, smascheramentoItalian
- blootstelling, ligging, elementen, contact, de, belichting, aanDutch
- poziție, dezgolire, înfățișare, prezentare, expunereRomanian
- подвергание, выдержка, экспозиция, подверженность, незащищённость, экспонирование, местоположениеRussian
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