from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unconcealed; bare or open; specifically, in entomology, externally visible; not concealed under other parts: especially applied to a part of the upper surface of the abdomen which is left uncovered by the elytra in repose, as in many Coleoptera.
  • Unprotected; unsheltered; open to wind, cold, attack, risk, etc.: as, an exposed situation.

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

  • adjective with no protection or shield.
  • adjective visible due to absence of clothing at that point; -- of body parts.

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

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of expose.

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

  • adjective with no protection or shield
  • adjective not covered with clothing


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