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underexposure

[uhn-der-ik-spoh-zher]
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noun
  1. inadequate exposure, as of photographic film.
  2. a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure.

Origin of underexposure

First recorded in 1870–75; under- + exposure
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British Dictionary definitions for underexposure

underexposure

noun
  1. photog
    1. inadequate exposure to light
    2. an underexposed negative, print, or transparency
  2. insufficient attention or publicity
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