Noun: exposure ik'spow-zhu(r)
- Vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat, cold, wind or rain
"exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure"
- The act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
"she denounced the exposure of children to pornography"
- The disclosure of something secret
"they feared exposure of their campaign plans"
- Aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
"the studio had a northern exposure"
- The state of being vulnerable or exposed
"his exposure to ridicule";
- The intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
"he used the wrong exposure"
- A static picture taken by a camera, recorded by focussing light onto a light-sensitive surface (usually a sensor in a digital camera, or historically a chemically treated plate or film)
- photograph, photo, picture, pic [informal], piccy [informal]
- The act of exposing film to light
- Presentation to view in an open or public manner
"the exposure of his anger was shocking"
- Abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open)
Derived forms: exposures
Type of: abandonment, aspect, danger, demonstration, desertion, disclosure, forsaking, influence, light unit, panorama, photography, picture taking, presentation, presentment, prospect, representation, revealing, revelation, scene, view, vista, vulnerability