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overexpose

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verb over·ex·pose \ˌō-vər-ik-ˈspōz\

Simple Definition of overexpose

  • : 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)

Full Definition of overexpose

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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 play \-ˈspō-zhər\ noun

Examples of overexpose

  1. It is harmful to overexpose your skin to the sun's rays.

  2. He has been overexposed by the media.



1869

First Known Use of overexpose

1869


Medical Dictionary

overexpose

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transitive verb over·ex·pose \ˌō-və-rik-ˈspōz\

Medical Definition of overexpose

over·ex·posedover·ex·pos·ing

  1. :  to expose excessively <skin overexposed to sunlight>

  2. over·ex·po·sure \-ˈspō-zhər\play noun





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