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Definition 1: abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open) - [noun denoting act]

(exposure is a kind of ...) the act of giving something up

Definition 2: the act of exposing film to light - [noun denoting act]

(exposure is a kind of ...) the act of taking and printing photographs

(... is a kind of exposure ) the act of exposing film to too much light or for too long a time

(... is a kind of exposure ) the act of exposing film to too little light or for too short a time

(... is a kind of exposure ) exposure of a film for a relatively long time (more than half a second)

Definition 3: presentation to view in an open or public manner - [noun denoting act]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the exposure of his anger was shocking

(exposure is a kind of ...) a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view

"the presentation of new data" "he gave the customer a demonstration"

(... is a kind of exposure ) the exposure of falseness or pretensions

"the debunking of religion has been too successful"

Definition 4: the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience - [noun denoting act]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she denounced the exposure of children to pornography

(exposure is a kind of ...) causing something without any direct or apparent effort

(... is a kind of exposure ) the act of exposing someone excessively to an influencing experience

"an overexposure to violence on television"

(... is a kind of exposure ) inadequate publicity

Definition 5: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for exposure in the sense of this definition

(exposure is a kind of ...) a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph of a muscular man in minimal attire

(... is a kind of exposure ) a printed picture produced from a photographic negative

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph taken with the help of a microscope

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photographic image produced on a radiosensitive surface by radiation other than visible light (especially by X-rays or gamma rays)

(... is a kind of exposure ) an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

"my snapshots haven't been developed yet" "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photographic record of a spectrum

(... is a kind of exposure ) two photographs taken from slightly different angles that appear three-dimensional when viewed together

(... is a kind of exposure ) a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

"he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph made with a telephoto lens

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph transmitted and reproduced over a distance

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph produced with a relatively long exposure time

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph whose edges shade off gradually

(... is a kind of exposure ) photographs of bride and groom and their friends taken at their wedding

(... is a kind of exposure ) an exisitng photograph licensed for a specific use

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photographic copy of written or printed or graphic work

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)

(... is a kind of exposure ) a black-and-white photograph or slide

(... is a kind of exposure ) photographic print of plans or technical drawings etc.

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph of an attractive woman in minimal attire

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph taken at close range

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photographic print that has been enlarged

(... is a kind of exposure ) a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph of a person's head

(... is a kind of exposure ) the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography

(... is a kind of exposure ) a photograph taken from a distance

(... is a kind of exposure ) photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)

(... is a kind of exposure ) arrangement of aerial photographs forming a composite picture

(... is a kind of exposure ) a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Definition 6: vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • exposure to the weather
  • they died from exposure

(exposure is a kind of ...) susceptibility to injury or attack

(... is a kind of exposure ) exposure to the wind (as the exposed part of a vessel's hull which is responsible for wind resistance)

(... is a kind of exposure ) exposure to the rays of the sun

Definition 7: aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the studio had a northern exposure

(exposure is a kind of ...) the visual percept of a region

"the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"

Definition 8: the disclosure of something secret - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they feared exposure of their campaign plans

(exposure is a kind of ...) the speech act of making something evident

(... is a kind of exposure ) the exposure of an impostor or a fraud

"he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"

(... is a kind of exposure ) the exposure of scandal (especially about public figures)

Definition 9: the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used the wrong exposure

(exposure is a kind of ...) a measure of the visible electromagnetic radiation

Definition 10: the state of being vulnerable or exposed - [noun denoting state]

Samples where exposure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his vulnerability to litigation
  • his exposure to ridicule

Synonyms for exposure in the sense of this definition

(exposure is a kind of ...) the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

"you are in no danger" "there was widespread danger of disease"

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