au·​to·​ex·​po·​sure | \ ˌȯ-tō-ik-ˈspō-zhər How to pronounce autoexposure (audio) \

Definition of autoexposure

: a camera system that automatically adjusts the exposure according to ambient lighting

Examples of autoexposure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This should help even out the lighting in rooms where bright windows can throw off a cameras autoexposure. Daven Mathies, Fox News, "Nests new smart home camera lets you zoom and enhance, for real," 31 May 2017

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First Known Use of autoexposure

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Autoexposure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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