exposure

  • 1 Exposure — can refer toIn biology: * A condition of very poor health or death resulting from lack of protection over prolonged periods under weather, extreme temperatures or dangerous substances ( see also: hypothermia, hyperthermia, radioactive… …

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  • 2 exposure — ex·po·sure n 1: the fact or condition of being exposed; also: the possibility of loss caused by an outside source used in insurance 2: the act or an instance of exposing 3: something that exposes someone or something; esp: something (as a… …

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  • 3 Exposure — Ex*po sure (?;135), n. [From {Expose}.] 1. 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 exposure — c.1600, public exhibition, from EXPOSE (Cf. expose) (v.) + URE (Cf. ure). Sense of situation with regard to sun or weather is from 1660s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Indecent exposure attested by 1825 …

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  • 5 exposure — [ek spō′zhər, ikspō′zhər] n. [ EXPOS(E) + URE] 1. an exposing or being exposed; specif., a being exposed to harsh weather conditions without protection 2. a location, as of a house, in relation to the sun, winds, etc. [an eastern exposure] 3.… …

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  • 6 exposure — irradiation (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 7 exposure — exposure. См. облучение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 8 exposure — exposé, *exposition Antonyms: cover: covering Contrasted words: *shelter, refuge, asylum, retreat …

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  • 9 exposure — [n] uncovering; putting in view or danger acknowledgment, airing, baring, betrayal, confession, defenselessness, denudation, denunciation, disclosure, display, divulgence, divulging, exhibition, exposé, giveaway, hazard, introduction, jeopardy,… …

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  • 10 exposure — ► NOUN 1) the state of being exposed to something harmful. 2) a physical condition resulting from being exposed to severe weather conditions. 3) the action of exposing a photographic film. 4) the quantity of light reaching a photographic film, as …

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  • 11 exposure — The vulnerability that is attached with an investment. There are different types of exposures that an investment may have, such as, currency exposure or economic exposure. For example, currency exposure is the proportion of your share portfolio… …

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  • 12 exposure — n. being exposed 1) exposure to (exposure to the elements) 2) of exposure (to die of exposure) time during which film is exposed 3) a double; time exposure baring one s private parts 4) indecent exposure location in relation to the sun 5) a… …

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  • 13 exposure — noun 1 to sth harmful ADJECTIVE ▪ high, massive ▪ maximum ▪ excessive ▪ increased ▪ low level …

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  • 14 exposure — [[t]ɪkspo͟ʊʒə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ exposures 1) N UNCOUNT: usu N to n Exposure to something dangerous means being in a situation where it might affect you. Exposure to lead is known to damage the brains of young children. ...the potential exposure of… …

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  • 15 exposure — ex|po|sure W3 [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)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 exposure */*/ — UK [ɪkˈspəʊʒə(r)] / US [ɪkˈspoʊʒər] noun Word forms exposure : singular exposure plural exposures 1) [countable/uncountable] the state of being put into a situation in which something harmful or dangerous might affect you radiation exposure… …

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  • 17 exposure — ex|po|sure [ ık spouʒər ] noun ** ▸ 1 being placed in danger ▸ 2 telling public about something ▸ 3 public attention ▸ 4 harm from cold weather ▸ 5 being uncovered ▸ 6 being introduced to something ▸ 7 film/time for photograph ▸ 8 direction… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 exposure — 1. A displaying, revealing, exhibiting, or making accessible. 2. In dentistry, loss of hard tooth structure covering the dental pulp due to caries, dental instrumentation, or trauma. 3. Proximity and/or contact with …

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  • 19 exposure — noun Date: 1605 1. the fact or condition of being exposed: as a. the condition of being presented to view or made known < a politician seeks a lot of exposure > b. the condition of being unprotected especially from severe weather < died of… …

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  • 20 exposure — /ik spoh zheuhr/, n. 1. the act of exposing. 2. the fact or state of being exposed. 3. disclosure, as of something private or secret: the exposure of their invasion plans. 4. an act or instance of revealing or unmasking, as an impostor, crime, or …

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