from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To expose too long or too much.
  • transitive verb To expose (a photographic film or plate) too long or with too much light.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In photography and radiography, to expose too long to light or other radiation. See over-exposure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb (Photog.) To expose excessively

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To expose excessively.
  • verb Of a famous person, to provide excessive publicity, publication or reporting regarding that person.
  • verb photography To expose of film to light during the development process for a longer time than is required to accurately produce the image.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb expose to too much light
  • verb expose excessively


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