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exposure (n.)

c. 1600, "public exhibition," from expose (v.) + -ure. Sense of "situation with regard to sun or weather" is from 1660s. Photographic sense "act of exposing to light" is from 1839. Indecent exposure attested by 1825.

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Definitions of exposure from WordNet

exposure (n.)
vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;
exposure to the weather
they died from exposure
exposure (n.)
the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience;
she denounced the exposure of children to pornography
exposure (n.)
the disclosure of something secret;
they feared exposure of their campaign plans
exposure (n.)
aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces;
the studio had a northern exposure
exposure (n.)
the state of being vulnerable or exposed;
his exposure to ridicule
Synonyms: vulnerability
exposure (n.)
the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate;
he used the wrong exposure
exposure (n.)
a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format;
Synonyms: photograph / photo / picture / pic
exposure (n.)
the act of exposing film to light;
exposure (n.)
presentation to view in an open or public manner;
the exposure of his anger was shocking
exposure (n.)
abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open);
From wordnet.princeton.edu