underexpose

verb un·der·ex·pose \ ˌən-dər-ik-ˈspōz \

Definition of underexpose

: to expose insufficiently; especially : to expose (something, such as film) to insufficient radiation (such as light)

underexposure

play \ˌən-dər-ik-ˈspō-zhər\ noun

Examples of underexpose in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of underexpose

1861

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UNDEREXPOSE Defined for English Language Learners

underexpose

Definition of underexpose for English Language Learners

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


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