exposure

Definitions:

  • The act or an instance of exposing, as.
  • An act of subjecting or an instance of being subjected to an action or an influence.
  • Appearance in public or in the mass media.
  • Revelation, especially of crime or guilt.
  • The act of making visible a body part, especially the genitals or breasts, in public or in a manner that is illegal or inappropriate.
  • The condition of being exposed, especially to severe weather or other forces of nature.
  • A position in relation to climatic or weather conditions or points of the compass.
  • None
  • The act of exposing sensitized photographic film or plate.
  • A photographic plate or a piece of film so exposed.
  • The amount of radiant energy needed to expose a photographic film.
  • The act of opening to view, laying bare, or revealing: as, the <em>exposure</em> of a vein of ore, or of a crime.
  • The state of being open or subject to some action or influence; a being placed in the way of something, as observation, attack, etc.: as, <em>exposure</em> to cold or to the air; <em>exposure</em> to danger or to contagion.
  • The thing revealed or exposed.
  • In <em>photography</em>, the act of presenting to the action of the actinic rays of light: as, the <em>exposure</em> was too long.
  • Situation with regard to the access of light or air; position relative to the sun or to the points of the compass; aspect: as, a southern <em>exposure.</em>
  • The act of casting out, or abandoning to chance, in some unsheltered or unprotected place; abandonment to death from cold, starvation, etc.: as, the <em>exposure</em> of a child.
  • In <em>meteorology</em>, the method of placing any instrument so that it shall correctly measure a given meteorological element.
  • In <em>forestry</em>, see <internalXref urlencoded="aspect">aspect</internalXref>, 9.
  • 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.
  • Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc.
  • The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.
  • The <xref>condition</xref> of being <xref>exposed</xref>, <xref>uncovered</xref>, or <xref>unprotected</xref>.
  • That part which is <xref>facing</xref> or exposed to something, e.g. the <xref>sun</xref>, <xref>weather</xref>, <xref>sky</xref>, or a <xref>view</xref>.
  • Lack of protection from weather or the <xref>elements</xref>.
  • An instance of taking a <xref>photograph</xref>.
  • The piece of <xref>film</xref> exposed to light.
  • Details of the <xref>time</xref> and <xref>f-number</xref> used.
  • The amount of <xref>sun</xref>, <xref>wind</xref> etc. experienced by a particular site.
  • the disclosure of something secret
  • the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
  • vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
  • abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
  • presentation to view in an open or public manner
  • a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
  • aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
  • the act of exposing film to light
  • the state of being vulnerable or exposed
  • the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
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