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exposure meaning and definition

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Definition of 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"
    • synonyms: vulnerability
  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
  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)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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