Definitions for exposureɪkˈspoʊ ʒər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of exposing.
the state of being exposed.
disclosure, as of something private or secret.
an act or instance of revealing:
exposure of graft.
presentation to view:
His exposure of his anger shocked the company.
a laying open to the action or influence of something:
exposure to measles.
the condition of being exposed without protection to the effects of harsh weather:
suffering from exposure.
the act of presenting a photosensitive surface to light. a photographic image produced. the total amount of light received.
situation with regard to sunlight or wind:
a southern exposure.
public appearance, esp. on the mass media.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of exposure:
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)
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the act or state of being unprotected
a long exposure to intense heat; exposure to cigarette smoke
the act of revealing secret information
the exposure of his illegal dealings
the act of giving sb a positive experience
children's exposure to art and music
a medical condition resulting from being outside in extreme weather
She was found that night, suffering from exposure.
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
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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Rank popularity for the word 'exposure' in Nouns Frequency: #1604
Translations for exposure
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an) act of exposing or state of being exposed
Prolonged exposure of the skin to hot sun can be harmful.
- تَعَرُّض ، تَعْريضArabic
- exposiçãoPortuguese (BR)
- das AussetzenGerman
- udsættelse; eksponeringDanish
- έκθεση, αποκάλυψηGreek
- kaitseta jätmineEstonian
- قرارگیری در معرض چیزیFarsi
- रहस्योदघाटन, भण्डाफोड़Hindi
- (iš)statymas, neapsaugojimasLithuanian
- pakļaušana (saules, vēja u.tml.) iedarbībai; atmaskošanaLatvian
- blootstelling, ontmaskeringDutch
- detå være utsatt forNorwegian
- wystawienie, ekspozycjaPolish
- قرارگیری در معرض چیزیPersian
- د يوه شى په مقابل كى كيښودلPashto
- подвергать внешнему воздействиюRussian
- utsättande, exponeringSwedish
- maruz kalmaTurkish
- 曝露Chinese (Trad.)
- hành động phơi bàyVietnamese
- 暴露，曝光Chinese (Simp.)
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