exposure

  1. the state of being vulnerable or exposed

    Synonyms : vulnerability
    Type Of : danger
    Examples :
    • his exposure to ridicule
  2. a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

    Synonyms : photo, photograph, pic, picture
    Type Of : representation
  3. abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open)

    Type Of : desertion, abandonment, forsaking
  4. aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

    Type Of : panorama, vista, aspect, view, scene, prospect
    Examples :
    • the studio had a northern exposure
  5. presentation to view in an open or public manner

    Type Of : presentment, demonstration, presentation
    Examples :
    • the exposure of his anger was shocking
  6. the act of exposing film to light

    Type Of : photography, picture taking
  7. the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience

    Type Of : influence
    Examples :
    • she denounced the exposure of children to pornography
  8. the disclosure of something secret

    Type Of : disclosure, revealing, revelation
    Examples :
    • they feared exposure of their campaign plans
  9. the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate

    Type Of : light unit
    Examples :
    • he used the wrong exposure
  10. vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain

    Type Of : vulnerability
    Examples :
    • exposure to the weather
    • they died from exposure