au·​to·​ex·​po·​sure ˌȯ-tō-ik-ˈspō-zhər How to pronounce autoexposure (audio)
: a camera system that automatically adjusts the exposure according to ambient lighting

Examples of autoexposure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even the iPhone 14 Pro Max doesn't have the zoom range for it, and the phone's autoexposure will turn the moon into a searing blob of white. WIRED, 19 Mar. 2023 That autofocus and autoexposure system can make up to 120 calculations per second. Chris Welch, The Verge, 26 Jan. 2021 This should help even out the lighting in rooms where bright windows can throw off a cameras autoexposure. Daven Mathies, Fox News, 31 May 2017

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Word History


auto- + exposure

First Known Use

1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autoexposure was in 1957

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Cite this Entry

“Autoexposure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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