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aftereffect an effect that follows its cause after some period of time, such as a delayed effect caused by a medicine or exposure to chemicals.
air-dry sufficiently dry that exposure to the air will not cause evaporation. [1/2 definitions]
airing an exposure to air or wind, so as to refresh or dry. [2/3 definitions]
allergic having abnormal or disabling sensitivity to certain agents such as drugs, food, or pollen, resulting in a hypersensitive reaction upon exposure. [1/3 definitions]
anaphylaxis extreme allergic reaction to a substance, typically a foreign protein or drug, following a previous exposure to the same substance.
black lung a lung disease, esp. of miners, that is caused by long-term exposure to coal dust.
bone-dry (informal) dry as a bone after prolonged exposure to sun and wind; very dry or thirsty.
burn to injure or damage by excessive exposure to heat, as from flame or sunlight. [1/14 definitions]
chap1 of skin, to become cracked and sore from exposure or cold. [2/3 definitions]
chilblain (usu. pl.) an irritation or inflammation of the skin, usu. of the hands, feet, or face, caused by exposure to dampness and cold.
chloracne a severe skin disorder resembling acne, resulting from exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbons, such as dioxin.
colorfast having color that will not fade even with exposure to sun or multiple washings.
danger exposure to harm or peril. [1/2 definitions]
destructive distillation the heating of a substance such as wood or coal with minimal exposure to air, to produce useful byproducts.
dielectric heating the heating of electrically nonconducting materials by exposure to a high-frequency, alternating electromagnetic field, as in the production of plywood.
effloresce in chemistry, to become powdery or crystalline by chemical change or by evaporation upon exposure to air. [1/2 definitions]
efflorescence the chemical change of a substance to a powder, salt crystals, or the like because of exposure to the air. [1/5 definitions]
etiolate to keep (a plant or the like) a light color by preventing exposure to sunlight; blanch; bleach. [1/3 definitions]
exposť the public exposure or revelation of something negative, such as personal secrets or illegal activities.
feedback the returning of opinions, corrections, or other evaluative information after exposure to a product, process, or event. [1/6 definitions]
flasher (informal) a person who engages in indecent exposure. [1/2 definitions]