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underexpose

[ uhn-der-ik-spohz ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r 瑟k藞spo蕣z /
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verb (used with object), un路der路ex路posed, un路der路ex路pos路ing.
to expose either to insufficient light or to sufficient light for too short a period, as in photography.
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Origin of underexpose

First recorded in 1885鈥90; under- + expose
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British Dictionary definitions for underexpose

underexpose
/ (藢蕦nd蓹r瑟k藞sp蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
photog to expose (a film, plate, or paper) for too short a period or with insufficient light so as not to produce the required effect
(often passive) to fail to subject to appropriate or expected publicity
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