- ex|po|sureW3 [ıkˈspəuʒə US -ˈspouʒər] n▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1¦(to danger)¦2¦(truth)¦3¦(public attention)¦4¦(experience)¦5¦(be very cold)¦6¦(photography)¦7¦(show)¦8¦(business)¦9¦(direction)¦▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1.) ¦(TO DANGER)¦[U]when someone is in a situation where they are not protected from something dangerous or unpleasantexposure to▪ Prolonged exposure to the sun can cause skin cancer.2.) ¦(TRUTH)¦[U]the action of showing the truth about someone or something, especially when it is badexposure of▪ the exposure of his underground political activityexposure as▪ her fear of exposure as a spy3.) ¦(PUBLIC ATTENTION)¦[U]the attention that someone or something gets from newspapers, television etc= ↑publicity▪ The failure of their marriage has got a lot of exposure recently.4.) ¦(EXPERIENCE)¦ [singular, U]the chance to experience new ideas, ways of life etcexposure to▪ The visit to Germany gave them exposure to the language.▪ her brief exposure to pop stardom5.) ¦(BE VERY COLD)¦[U]the harmful effects on your body of being outside in very cold weather without protection▪ We nearly died of exposure on the mountainside.6.) ¦(PHOTOGRAPHY)¦a) a length of film in a camera that is used to take a photograph▪ I have three exposures left on this roll.b) the amount of time that light is allowed to enter the camera when taking a photograph7.) ¦(SHOW)¦the act of showing something that is usually hidden8.) ¦(BUSINESS)¦ [U and C]the amount of financial risk that a company or person has9.) ¦(DIRECTION)¦ [singular]the direction in which a building, hill etc faces▪ My bedroom has a southern exposure.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.