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

Exposure \Ex*po"sure\ (?;135), noun [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.

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

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.

When we have our naked frailties hid, That suffer in exposure. --Shak.

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

The best exposure of the two for woodcocks. --Sir. W. Scott.

4. (Photog.) The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

exposure

noun

1: vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain; "exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure";

2: the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience; "she denounced the exposure of children to pornography"

3: the disclosure of something secret; "they feared exposure of their campaign plans"

4: aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces; "the studio had a northern exposure"

5: the state of being vulnerable or exposed; "his vulnerability to litigation"; "his exposure to ridicule" [syn: {vulnerability}, {exposure}]

6: the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate; "he used the wrong exposure"

7: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material [syn: {photograph}, {photo}, {exposure}, {picture}, {pic}]

8: the act of exposing film to light

9: presentation to view in an open or public manner; "the exposure of his anger was shocking"

10: abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)


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