Exposure in a sentence

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Definition of Exposure

  • The act of exposing or laying open, setting forth, laying bare of protection, depriving of care or concealment, or setting out to reprobation or contempt.
  • The state of being exposed or laid open or bare; openness to danger; accessibility to anything that may affect, especially detrimentally; as, exposure to observation, to cold, to inconvenience.
  • Position as to points of compass, or to influences of climate, etc.
  • The exposing of a sensitized plate to the action of light.
  • the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
  • abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open)
  • presentation to view in an open or public manner
  • the act of exposing film to light
  • a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format
  • vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
  • aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
  • the disclosure of something secret
  • the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
  • the state of being vulnerable or exposed

How to use exposure in a sentence. Exposure pronunciation.

The innumerable and subtle forms of disease, bred by exposure and privation, constitute the real danger.
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Laura suffered from want, exposure and abuse.
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She could not face exposure, and all that must follow.
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Exposure to the direct action of the sun's rays was frequently followed by nausea, a slight chill, and then a high fever.
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Recurrence of the exposure brought recurrence of the fever, and, if persisted in, finally produced a severe illness.
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The exposure consequent upon the fighting and lack of tentage had its inevitable result in sickness.
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By this date the sickness in the Army was increasing very rapidly, as a result of exposure in the trenches to the intense heat of the sun and the heavy rains.
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After the great physical strain and exposure of July 1st and 2d, the malarial and other fevers began to rapidly advance throughout the command, and on July 4th the yellow fever appeared at Siboney.
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It is a very little reward to give them for their devotion and fearless exposure of their lives in their country's cause: E. J. McClernand, Lieutenant Colonel and Adjutant General, U. S. A., to be brevetted Colonel for gallantry in the face of the enemy on the 1st and 2d of July, and to be brevetted Brigadier General for faithful and meritorious service throughout the campaign.
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Constant labor, constant care, exposure in the camp and on the march, and the sad and fearful experience of battle, had told upon his naturally strong frame, and he welcomed the prospect of rest as simply and as gladly as a tired child.
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Perhaps, worn out by exposure, starvation, disease, he had found an end in some hospital, or in an access of despair had sought death in the turbid Seine; but perhaps with his Southern instability he had given up the struggle of his own accord, and now, a clerk in some office in Madrid, turned his fervent rhetoric to politics and bull-fighting. Philip asked Lawson and Hayward to come and see his new rooms, and they came, one with a bottle of whiskey, the other with a pate de foie gras; and he was delighted when they praised his taste.
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Here was an opportunity for making himself face it, as he felt that he ought to; for, by this time, no doubt, it was only a sentimental ghost, better exorcised by ruthless exposure to such an eye as Mary's, than allowed to underlie all his actions and thoughts as had been the case ever since he first saw Katharine Hilbery pouring out tea.
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The moment of exposure had been exquisitely painful-the light shed startlingly vivid.
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The elder two died, Hugh of exposure and Robert of prison small-pox, while Andrew, who had also been captured and sick of the disease, survived this early training in the scenes of war for further usefulness.
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Joshua's voice was hoarse from much exposure to weather, but Tim thought he sang with great expression.
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The weight of the two who had first leaped must have cracked a portion of the edge of the crevasse-a part rotten from long exposure to the sun, rain and frost.
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We don't get the right exposure.
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She says they've many nice gardens in New England, and that she wants to have one out here, and, of course, you know that'd be the southwest exposure, and just the place for a flower garden.
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Bob now got his drawing and explained to her the manner in which the hen house was planned to get the southern exposure; also the arrangements for feeding the chickens, gathering the eggs, the system of ventilation adopted which would prevent draughts and keep the hen house well ventilated in both winter and summer.
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That was the only piece that had the proper exposure and good water; besides this, he pointed out that the water from our pond runs through this also, and that there is a place there where you can have a pond of your own, if you want it.
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Examples of Exposure

Example #1
Andreev is the first to show that the most common and awful form of disease among Russian soldiers is the disease of the brain.
Example #2
Every man who has studied warfare knows that the least of all perils is the bullet of the enemy, for only a small proportion are released by that.
Example #3
The freed-women of the plantation looked with pity into her eyes, and desired her to run away.
Example #4
When her mother died, she went to live with a colored woman who made her work very hard, 'tote' wood and water, hoe cotton and corn, do all manner of drudgery, rise at daybreak, and live on scanty food.
Example #5
She spoke coldly, but with down-dropt eyes.
Example #6
Pride appealed to her courage, bade her, here and now, have done with the ignoble fraud; but fear proved stronger.