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exposure

ex·po·sure

exposure

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spo zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of exposing.
definition 2: a revealing, as of a secret, private, or illicit matter.
definition 3: the fact of being open or exposed to the forces of nature.
The climber was suffering from exposure.
antonyms:
shelter
definition 4: the act of exposing photographic film to light, or the duration of such exposing.
definition 5: placement or location in reference to sun, wind, or compass direction.
The porch has a northern exposure.
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