over·ex·pose verb \ˌō-vər-ik-ˈspōz\
: to leave (something) without covering or protection for too long
: to let too much light fall on (film in a camera) when you are taking a photograph
: to give too much public attention or notice to (someone or something)
: to expose excessively: as
a : to expose (as film) to excessive radiation (as light)
b : to expose (as a celebrity) to excessive publicity especially to the extent that attraction is diminished
— over·ex·po·sure \-ˈspō-zhər\ noun
Examples of OVEREXPOSE
- It is harmful to overexpose your skin to the sun's rays.
- He has been overexposed by the media.
First Known Use of OVEREXPOSE
over·ex·pose transitive verb \ˌō-və-rik-ˈspōz\ (Medical Dictionary)
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