from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To expose too long or too much: Don't overexpose the children to television.
  • transitive v. To expose (a photographic film or plate) too long or with too much light.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To expose excessively.
  • v. Of a famous person, to provide excessive publicity, publication or reporting regarding that person.
  • v. To expose of film to light during the development process for a longer time than is required to accurately produce the image.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To expose excessively

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In photography and radiography, to expose too long to light or other radiation. See over-exposure.

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

  • v. expose to too much light
  • v. expose excessively


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