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Definition of "exposure" []

  • 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: their first exposure to big city life. (noun)
  • Appearance in public or in the mass media: an actor with much recent exposure in television. (noun)
  • Revelation, especially of crime or guilt: exposure of graft in county government. (noun)
  • The act of presenting a body part, especially the genitals, to view: indecent exposure. (noun)
  • The act of exposing or the condition of being exposed (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The position or outlook of a house, building, etc; aspect (noun)
  • Lack of shelter from the weather, esp the cold (noun)
  • A surface that is exposed (noun)
  • The degree to which a climb, etc is exposed (noun)
  • The act of exposing a photographic film or plate to light, X-rays, etc (noun)
  • An area on a film or plate that has been exposed to light, etc (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate multiplied by the time for which it is exposed (noun)
  • A combination of lens aperture and shutter speed used in taking a photograph (noun)
  • Appearance or presentation before the public, as in a theatre, on television, or in films (noun)

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Use "exposure" in a sentence
  • "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"