exposure [ek spō′zhər, ikspō′zhər]
[ EXPOS(E) + -URE]
1. an exposing or being exposed; specif., a being exposed to harsh weather conditions without protection
2. a location, as of a house, in relation to the sun, winds, etc. [an eastern exposure]
3. appearance, esp. frequent appearance, before the public, as in the theater, on radio and TV, etc.
4. Photog.
a) the subjection of a sensitized film or plate to the action of light rays, X-rays, etc.
b) a sensitized surface or section of a film for making one picture
c) the time during which such a surface or film is exposed

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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