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exposure

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ex=po=sure

CIDE DICTIONARY

exposuren. [From Expose.].
  •  The act of exposing or laying open, setting forth, laying bare of protection, depriving of care or concealment, or setting out to reprobation or contempt.  [1913 Webster]
    "The exposure of Fuller . . . put an end to the practices of that vile tribe."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state of being exposed or laid open or bare; openness to danger; accessibility to anything that may affect, especially detrimentally; as, exposure to observation, to cold, to inconvenience.  [1913 Webster]
    "When we have our naked frailties hid,
    That suffer in exposure.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc.  Evelyn.  [1913 Webster]
    "The best exposure of the two for woodcocks."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

exposure, n. (foll. by to)
1 the act or condition of exposing or being exposed (to air, cold, danger, etc.).
2 the condition of being exposed to the elements, esp. in severe conditions (died from exposure).
3 the revelation of an identity or fact, esp. when concealed or likely to find disapproval.
4 Photog. a the action of exposing a film etc. to the light. b the duration of this action. c the area of film etc. affected by it.
5 an aspect or outlook (has a fine southern exposure).

Idiom
exposure meter Photog. a device for measuring the strength of the light to determine the correct duration of exposure.
Etymology
EXPOSE after enclosure etc.

THESAURUS

exposure

ASA exposure index, DIN number, PR, acquaintance, airing, apocalypse, apparition, appearance, appearing, arising, aspect, attitude, avatar, azimuth, ballyhoo, baring, bearing, bearings, blurb, bright light, bringing to light, casual discovery, catching, celebrity, celestial navigation, chance discovery, coming, coming into being, coming-forth, common knowledge, communicating, communication, contact, cry, currency, danger, daylight, dead reckoning, defenselessness, demonstration, denudation, desquamation, detection, determination, determining, direction, discernibleness, disclosing, disclosure, disconfirmation, discovering, discovery, display, disproof, disproval, disproving, distinguishment, divestment, divulging, eclat, emergence, enactment, endangerment, epiphany, espial, excavation, excoriation, exfoliation, exhibit, exhibition, exhibitionism, exhumation, experience, explosion, expose, exposition, exposure meter, f-stop, fame, familiarity, famousness, film rating, film speed, find, finding, finding out, fix, forthcoming, frontage, glare, hazard, helplessness, hoopla, hue and cry, imperilment, incarnation, indecent exposure, invalidation, invention, issuance, jeopardy, knowledge, lay, laying bare, laying open, leak, leaking, lens opening, liability, lie, light meter, limelight, line of position, locating, location, lucky strike, manifestation, materialization, materializing, maximum dissemination, nakedness, negation, nonimmunity, notoriety, observability, occurrence, opening, openness, orientation, ostentation, outcrop, outcropping, outlook, patefaction, perceptibility, performance, peril, pilotage, plug, position, position line, presentation, presentment, press notice, production, projection, public eye, public knowledge, public relations, public report, publication, publicity, publicity story, publicness, publishing, puff, radio bearing, realization, reclame, recognition, redargution, rediscovery, reductio ad absurdum, removal, removing the veil, report, representation, retrospective, revealing, revealment, revelation, rise, rising, risk, seeableness, serendipity, set, setting, show, showing, showing forth, showing up, showup, shutter speed, spotlight, spotting, strike, stripping, susceptibility, susceptivity, the seen, the visible, theophany, time exposure, treasure trove, trouvaille, trove, uncloaking, uncovering, unearthing, unfolding, unfoldment, unmasking, unprotection, unveiling, unwrapping, varnishing day, vernissage, view, visibility, visibleness, visuality, vulnerability, what is revealed, write-up

ROGET THESAURUS

exposure

Danger

N danger, peril, insecurity, jeopardy, risk, hazard, venture, precariousness, slipperiness, instability, defenselessness, exposure, vulnerability, vulnerable point, heel of Achilles, forlorn hope, leap in the dark, road to ruin, faciles descensus Averni, hairbreadth escape, cause for alarm, source of danger, rock ahead, breakers ahead, storm brewing, clouds in the horizon, clouds gathering, warning, alarm, apprehension, in danger, endangered, fraught with danger, dangerous, hazardous, perilous, parlous, periculous, unsafe, unprotected &c (safe, protect), insecure, untrustworthy, built upon, sand, on a sandy basis, wildcat, defenseless, fenceless, guardless, harborless, unshielded, vulnerable, expugnable, exposed, open to, aux abois, at bay, on the wrong side of the wall, on a lee shore, on the rocks, at stake, in question, precarious, critical, ticklish, slippery, slippy, hanging by a thread, with a halter round one's neck, between the hammer and the anvil, between Scylla and Charybdis, between a rock and a hard place, between the devil and the deep blue sea, between two fires, on the edge of a precipice, on the brink of a precipice, on the verge of a precipice, on the edge of a volcano, in the lion's den, on slippery ground, under fire, not out of the wood, unwarned, unadmonished, unadvised, unprepared, off one's guard, tottering, unstable, unsteady, shaky, top-heavy, tumbledown, ramshackle, crumbling, waterlogged, helpless, guideless, in a bad way, reduced to the last extremity, at the last extremity, trembling in the balance, nodding to its fall, threatening, ominous, illomened, alarming, explosive, adventurous, incidit in Scyllam qui vult vitare Charybdim, nam tua res agitur paries dum proximus ardet.

Liability

N liability, liableness, possibility, contingency, susceptivity, susceptibility, exposure, liable, subject, in danger, open to, exposed to, obnoxious to, answerable, unexempt from, apt to, dependent on, incident to, contingent, incidental, possible, on the cards, within range of, at the mercy of.

Visibility

N visibility, perceptibility, conspicuousness, distinctness, conspicuity, conspicuousness, appearance, bassetting, exposure, manifestation, ocular proof, ocular evidence, ocular demonstration, field of view, periscopism, visible, perceptible, perceivable, discernible, apparent, in view, in full view, in sight, exposed to view, en vidence, unclouded, unobscured, in the foreground, obvious, plain, clear, distinct, definite, well defined, well marked, in focus, recognizable, palpable, autoptical, glaring, staring, conspicuous, stereoscopic, in bold, in strong relief, periscopic, panoramic, before one's eyes, under one's eyes, before one, +a vue d'oeil, in one's eye, oculis subjecta fidelibus, visibly, in sight of, before one's eyes, veluti in speculum.

Appearance

N appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil, lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, perspective, bird's-eye view, scenery, landscape, picture, tableau, display, exposure, mise en sc ne, rising of the curtain, phantasm, phantom, pageant, spectacle, peep-show, raree-show, gallanty-show, ombres chinoises, magic lantern, phantasmagoria, dissolving views, biograph, cinematograph, moving pictures, panorama, diorama, cosmorama, georama, coup de theatre, jeu de theatre, pageantry, insignia, aspect, angle, phase, phasis, seeming, shape, guise, look, complexion, color, image, mien, air, cast, carriage, port, demeanor, presence, expression, first blush, face of the thing, point of view, light, lineament feature trait lines, outline, outside, contour, face, countenance, physiognomy, visage, phiz, cast of countenance, profile, tournure, cut of one s jib, metoposcopy, outside, apparent, seeming, ostensible, on view, apparently, to all seeming, to all appearance, ostensibly, seemingly, as it seems, on the face of it, prima facie, at the first blush, at first sight, in the eyes of, to the eye, editio princeps.

Confutation

N confutation, refutation, answer, complete answer, disproof, conviction, redargution, invalidation, exposure, exposition, clincher, retort, reductio ad absurdum, knock down argument, tu quoque argument, sockdolager, correction, dissuasion, confuting, confuted capable of refutation, refutable, confutable, defeasible, contravene (counter evidence), condemned on one's own showing, condemned out of one's own mouth, the argument falls to the ground, cadit quaestio, it does not hold water, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo, his argument was demolished by new evidence.

Disclosure

N disclosure, retection, unveiling, deterration, revealment, revelation, exposition, exposure, expose, whole truth, telltale, acknowledgment, avowal, confession, confessional, shrift, bursting of a bubble, denouement, tattletale, snitch, fink, stool pigeon, canary, disclosed, open, public, Int, out with it!, the murder is out, a light breaks in upon one, the scales fall from one's eyes, the eyes are opened.


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