- left or being without shelter or protection: The house stood on a windy, exposed cliff.
- laid open to view; unconcealed: an exposed king of spades.
- susceptible to attack; vulnerable.
Origin of exposed
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Examples from the Web for unexposed
Bettwieser started buying lots of unexposed film off of eBay.These Photographs Would Die Without Him
July 31, 2014
The unhardened gum, with its unexposed bee bodies, gets rinsed away.Self-portraits with Buzz
June 28, 2012
She was able to complete the scene and fly the unexposed film out of Lebanon in the nick of time.Iran’s Controversial New Lesbian Film
August 25, 2011
There was the upper box, in which was wound the unexposed reel of film.The Moving Picture Boys on the Coast
The top one holds the unexposed roll of negative, while 177 the exposed film is rolled in the bottom one.The Boy's Book of New Inventions
Harry E. Maule
But this is New Zealand winter; and yet flowers were blooming luxuriantly in the open air in unexposed places.Under the Southern Cross
Maturin M. Ballou
Unexposed skin color was observed on the under surface of the upper arm near the armpit.A Racial Study of the Fijians
Norman E. Gabel
Owing to the steep banks it seemed hard for the Germans to locate a battery in an unexposed position, and they considered again.A Journey Through France in War Time
Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
- not having been exhibited or brought to public notice
- (of a slide, photograph, etc) not having been subjected to the exposure process
- not concealed; displayed for viewing
- without shelter from the elements
- susceptible to attack or criticism; vulnerable
- mountaineering (of a climb, pitch, or move) performed on a high, sheer, and unsheltered rock face
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