- the act of presenting a photosensitive surface to rays of light.
- the total amount of light received by a photosensitive surface or an area of such a surface, expressed as the product of the degree of illumination and the period of illumination.
- the image resulting from the effects of light rays on a photosensitive surface.
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Tucking in with wet feet can cause frostbite or injury called immersion or trench foot, caused by prolonged exposure to wet and cold conditions that—worst-case scenario—can cause skin tissue to die.How to stay warm while sleeping in the frigid outdoors|Alisha McDarris|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
Sometimes it is a forum for executives to gain exposure to board members and for board members to have the opportunity to evaluate and provide input on executives.Best practices for Zoom board meetings at early-stage startups|Walter Thompson|February 12, 2021|TechCrunch
Some of the students have parents or siblings with health issues who can’t risk exposure to the virus.The mid-pandemic return to school is totally weird for kids. And possibly lonely, too.|Petula Dvorak|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
They have suffered the sharpest drop in employment since March, and many who have held onto jobs are essential workers who risk exposure every day.Among Latino immigrants, false vaccine claims are spreading as fast as the virus|Teo Armus|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
More data could lead to more investment and more downloads, says Wanger, whose work supports the development and analysis of exposure notification apps.The UK’s covid app made a serious difference during the winter surge|Lindsay Muscato|February 11, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The exposure and buzz from Short Term have raised her profile considerably.
How has your sense of the art of self-exposure evolved since then?Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This season is all about monitoring posture, scrutinizing sun exposure, even exploring the health of a pet.
She tells clients to open curtains as much as possible to get exposure to natural light right when the body is waking up.
For people with SAD, or a bad case of the winter blues, doctors might prescribe a certain amount of light exposure.Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder With This New Tracker|DailyBurn|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When first seen it is said to have had a pasty consistency, but on exposure to the air it dried and crumbled into powder.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
One step might spoil everything and lead to an exposure, the consequences of which were altogether too terrible to contemplate.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
"I should have thought, Sir Hugh, that in face of what must inevitably result you would not risk exposure," he said.
But Weirmarsh, with his innate cunning, presented to him a picture of exposure and degradation which held him horrified.
Did they perish from exposure to hunger and exhaustion, and the freezing blasts of winter?Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for exposure
- the act of exposing a photographic film or plate to light, X-rays, etc
- an area on a film or plate that has been exposed to light, etc
- (as modifier)exposure control
- the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate multiplied by the time for which it is exposed
- a combination of lens aperture and shutter speed used in taking a photographhe used the wrong exposure