verb (used with object), o·ver·ex·posed, o·ver·ex·pos·ing.
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Origin of overexpose
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Examples from the Web for over-expose
You should over-expose rather than under-expose, allowance being made when the acid is used.Photogravure|Henry R. Blaney
to expose too much or for too long
photog to expose (a film, plate, or paper) for too long a period or with too bright a light
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