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overexpose

[ oh-ver-ik-spohz ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r 瑟k藞spo蕣z /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路ex路posed, o路ver路ex路pos路ing.
to expose too much, as to the sun, cold, or light rays (often used reflexively): Be careful of overexposing yourself to the sun.
Photography. to expose (a film or the like) to too much light.
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Origin of overexpose

First recorded in 1865鈥70; over- + expose
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British Dictionary definitions for overexpose

overexpose
/ (藢蓹蕣v蓹r瑟ks藞p蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
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

Derived forms of overexpose

overexposure, noun
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