reexpose

verb re·ex·pose \ (ˌ)rē-ik-ˈspōz \
variants: or re-expose
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reexpose

reexposed or re-exposed; reexposing or re-exposing
: to expose (something or someone) again
  • Workers simply pushed clean sand over other sections of blackened beach; by August, the tides had reexposed the oil.
  • —John Horgan
  • When the mice were exposed to the bee venom and then reexposed three weeks later at least 80 percent survived …
  • —Dina Fine Maron

reexposure

play \(ˌ)rē-ik-ˈspō-zhər\ or re-exposure noun, plural reexposures or re-exposures
    • reexposure of buried rocks by erosion
    • In refugee situations where women and children's health conditions have improved, repatriation may mean reexposure to diseases and other conditions that will once again throw their lives in jeopardy.
    • —Marcia Ann Gillespie

First Known Use of reexpose

1693

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