from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act or an instance of exposing, as.
- noun An act of subjecting or an instance of being subjected to an action or an influence.
- noun Appearance in public or in the mass media.
- noun Revelation, especially of crime or guilt.
- noun The act of making visible a body part, especially the genitals or breasts, in public or in a manner that is illegal or inappropriate.
- noun The condition of being exposed, especially to severe weather or other forces of nature.
- noun A position in relation to climatic or weather conditions or points of the compass.
- noun The act of exposing sensitized photographic film or plate.
- noun A photographic plate or a piece of film so exposed.
- noun The amount of radiant energy needed to expose a photographic film.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of opening to view, laying bare, or revealing: as, the exposure of a vein of ore, or of a crime.
- noun The state of being open or subject to some action or influence; a being placed in the way of something, as observation, attack, etc.: as, exposure to cold or to the air; exposure to danger or to contagion.
- noun The thing revealed or exposed.
- noun In photography, the act of presenting to the action of the actinic rays of light: as, the exposure was too long.
- noun Situation with regard to the access of light or air; position relative to the sun or to the points of the compass; aspect: as, a southern exposure.
- noun The act of casting out, or abandoning to chance, in some unsheltered or unprotected place; abandonment to death from cold, starvation, etc.: as, the exposure of a child.
- noun In meteorology, the method of placing any instrument so that it shall correctly measure a given meteorological element.
- noun In forestry, see
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act of exposing or laying open, setting forth, laying bare of protection, depriving of care or concealment, or setting out to reprobation or contempt.
- noun The state of being exposed or laid open or bare; openness to danger; accessibility to anything that may affect, especially detrimentally.
- noun Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc.
- noun (Photog.) The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The
conditionof being exposed, uncovered, or unprotected.
- noun countable, uncountable That part which is
facingor exposed to something, e.g. the sun, weather, sky, or a view.
- noun uncountable Lack of protection from weather or the
- noun photography An instance of taking a
- noun photography The piece of
filmexposed to light.
- noun photography Details of the
- noun horticulture The amount of
sun, windetc. experienced by a particular site.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the disclosure of something secret
- noun the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
- noun vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
- noun abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)
- noun presentation to view in an open or public manner
- noun a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
- noun aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
- noun the act of exposing film to light
- noun the state of being vulnerable or exposed
- noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
Sorry, no etymologies found.
This is because the degree of human exposure created by a unit of emissions of health-damaging pollutants depends on where they are released relative to where people spend time, their exposure effectiveness.
Net ending fair Market exposure value of off-balance Net average Credit Long Short sheet positions fair value exposure* Equity instruments: Equity futures $ 1,314,137 $ (301,633) $
As for debt collection there are ways and means …. media exposure is always a good one
Cheryl ...... isnt 'it sad that BSG 's only Emmy exposure is the 10 second music clip when Ron Moore's name is announced!
The final image should have more value although the exposure is the same.
As new compositions are attempted, try to adjust the exposure compensation until the exposure is the same as the first image you liked (it might take +/- 5 stops to do it).
The major effect of benzene from long-term exposure is on the blood.
The risk of this exposure is an essential incident of life in a society which places a primary value on freedom of speech and of press.
He believes the missing piece in most portfolio management is what he calls exposure management.
As Faramix, we are calling out for the press 'attention to perform previews, reviews, or interviews on CellZenith in order to help get the title exposure for the growing company.