Meaning of EXPOSURE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ik-ˈspō-zhər ]


Date: 1605

1. : the fact or condition of being exposed: as

a. : the condition of being presented to view or made known

a politician seeks a lot of exposure

b. : the condition of being unprotected especially from severe weather

died of exposure

c. : the condition of being subject to some effect or influence

risk exposure to the flu

d. : the condition of being at risk of financial loss

minimizes your exposure to market fluctuations

also : an amount at risk

2. : the act or an instance of exposing: as

a. : disclosure of something secret

tried to prevent exposure of their past

b. : the treating of sensitized material (as film) to controlled amounts of radiant energy ; also : the amount of such energy or length of such treatment

a 3-second exposure


a. : the manner of being exposed

b. : the position (as of a house) with respect to weather influences or compass points

a room with a southern exposure

4. : a piece or section of sensitized material (as film) on which an exposure is or can be made

36 exposure s per roll

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.