from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or an instance of exposing, as:
- n. An act of subjecting or an instance of being subjected to an action or an influence: their first exposure to big city life.
- n. Appearance in public or in the mass media: an actor with much recent exposure in television.
- n. Revelation, especially of crime or guilt: exposure of graft in county government.
- n. The act of presenting a body part, especially the genitals, to view: indecent exposure.
- n. The condition of being exposed, especially to severe weather or other forces of nature: was hospitalized for the effects of exposure.
- n. A position in relation to climatic or weather conditions or points of the compass: Our house has a southern exposure.
- n. The act of exposing sensitized photographic film or plate.
- n. A photographic plate or a piece of film so exposed.
- n. The amount of radiant energy needed to expose a photographic film.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The condition of being exposed, uncovered, or unprotected.
- n. That part which is facing or exposed to something, e.g. the sun, weather, sky, or a view.
- n. Lack of protection from weather or the elements.
- n. An instance of taking a photograph.
- n. The piece of film exposed to light.
- n. Details of the time and f-number used.
- n. The amount of sun, wind etc. experienced by a particular site.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
- n. The state of being exposed or laid open or bare; openness to danger; accessibility to anything that may affect, especially detrimentally.
- n. Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc.
- n. The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of opening to view, laying bare, or revealing: as, the exposure of a vein of ore, or of a crime.
- n. 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, exposure to cold or to the air; exposure to danger or to contagion.
- n. The thing revealed or exposed.
- n. In photography, the act of presenting to the action of the actinic rays of light: as, the exposure was too long.
- n. 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 exposure.
- n. The act of casting out, or abandoning to chance, in some unsheltered or unprotected place; abandonment to death from cold, starvation, etc.: as, the exposure of a child.
- n. In meteorology, the method of placing any instrument so that it shall correctly measure a given meteorological element.
- n. In forestry, see aspect, 9.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the disclosure of something secret
- n. the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
- n. vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
- n. abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
- n. presentation to view in an open or public manner
- n. a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
- n. aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
- n. the act of exposing film to light
- n. the state of being vulnerable or exposed
- n. the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
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This is because the degree of human exposure created by a unit of emissions of health-damaging pollutants depends on where they are released relative to where people spend time, their exposure effectiveness.
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As for debt collection there are ways and means …. media exposure is always a good one
Cheryl ...... isnt 'it sad that BSG 's only Emmy exposure is the 10 second music clip when Ron Moore's name is announced!
The final image should have more value although the exposure is the same.
As new compositions are attempted, try to adjust the exposure compensation until the exposure is the same as the first image you liked (it might take +/- 5 stops to do it).
The major effect of benzene from long-term exposure is on the blood.
The risk of this exposure is an essential incident of life in a society which places a primary value on freedom of speech and of press.
He believes the missing piece in most portfolio management is what he calls exposure management.
As Faramix, we are calling out for the press 'attention to perform previews, reviews, or interviews on CellZenith in order to help get the title exposure for the growing company.