time exposure

noun

: exposure of a photographic film for a definite time usually of more than one half second
also : a photograph taken by such exposure

Examples of time exposure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The long time exposure of this image makes the laser obvious, as well as the incredible vista of the Milky Way streaming overhead. Phil Plait, Discover Magazine, 7 Sep. 2010 Not all tree species are equally sensitive to the same dosage or active ingredient, but those that are more vulnerable to damage can show drastic impacts from even relatively mild or one time exposures during just the right stage of growth. Miri Talabac, Baltimore Sun, 19 June 2023 Prime time exposure and wins can also contribute to extreme success post-prime time. Nancy Berk, Forbes, 12 Aug. 2022 Can Fox News bear to give prime-time exposure to Biden's policies? Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 1 Jan. 2021 No specific symptoms were listed, but according to Mayo Clinic, an anaphylactoid reaction can occur following a first-time exposure to a substance in non-sensitised patients. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, 10 Dec. 2020 The policy only applies to teachers who had a one-time exposure. Arika Herron, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Nov. 2020 With the advent of better, cheaper, faster, and more mobile technologies for capturing our faces, the time exposure of a whole generation was about to become a great deal more achievable. Jessica Helfand, Scientific American, 13 Aug. 2020 Columbia Business School is the only world-class, Ivy League business school that delivers a learning experience where academic excellence meets with real-time exposure to the pulse of global business. Time Staff, Time, 18 June 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of time exposure was in 1893

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“Time exposure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20exposure. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

time exposure

noun
: a photograph taken by the exposure of film for a definite time usually of more than one half second
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