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.
The exposure of Fuller . . . put an end to the practices of that vile tribe.Macaulay.
2. 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.
When we have our naked frailties hid,Shak.
That suffer in exposure.
3. Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc. "Under a southern exposure."
The best exposure of the two for woodcocks.Sir. W. Scott.
(Photog.) The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.
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