underexpose


un·der·ex·pose

verb \ˌən-dər-ik-ˈspōz\

: to allow too little light to fall on (film in a camera) when you are taking a photograph

Full Definition of UNDEREXPOSE

transitive verb
:  to expose insufficiently; especially :  to expose (as film) to insufficient radiation (as light)
un·der·ex·po·sure \-ˈspō-zhər\ noun

Examples of UNDEREXPOSE

  1. The film was underexposed and the pictures came out too dark.

First Known Use of UNDEREXPOSE

1861

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