♦♦♦exposures1) N-UNCOUNT: usu N to n Exposure to something dangerous means being in a situation where it might affect you.
Exposure to lead is known to damage the brains of young children.
...the potential exposure of people to nuclear waste.2) N-UNCOUNT Exposure is the harmful effect on your body caused by very cold weather.
He was suffering from exposure and shock but his condition was said to be stable...
At least two people died of exposure in Chicago overnight.3) N-UNCOUNT: usu with poss The exposure of a well-known person is the revealing of the fact that they are bad or immoral in some way.
...the exposure of Anthony Blunt as a former Soviet spy...
Their sporting reputation has suffered enormously from Johnson's exposure.Syn:unmasking4) N-UNCOUNT Exposure is publicity that a person, company, or product receives.
All the candidates have been getting an enormous amount of exposure on television and in the press.Syn:5) N-COUNT In photography, an exposure is a single photograph. [TECHNICAL]
Larger drawings tend to require two or three exposures to cover them.6) N-VAR In photography, the exposure is the amount of light that is allowed to enter a camera when taking a photograph. [TECHNICAL]
A tripod also lets you shoot long exposures at night.
...an exposure of 1/18sec at f/11...
Against a deep blue sky or dark storm-clouds, you may need to reduce the exposure.
English dictionary. 2008.