Exposure etymology


English word exposure comes from English expose, English -ure

Etymology of exposure

Detailed word origin of exposure

Dictionary entry Language Definition
expose English (en) (computing, transitive) To make available to other parts of a program, or to other programs.. (transitive) To abandon, especially an unwanted baby in the wilderness.. (transitive) To reveal, uncover, make visible, bring to light, introduce to.. (transitive) To subject photographic film to light thereby recording an image.. To submit to an active (mostly dangerous) substance like an allergen, [...]
-ure English (en) (non-productive) A process; a condition; a result of an action. (non-productive) An official entity or function.
exposure English (en) (countable, uncountable) That part which is facing or exposed to something, e.g. the sun, weather, sky, or a view.. (gardening) The amount of sun, wind etc. experienced by a particular site.. (photography) Details of the time and f-number used.. (photography) The piece of film exposed to light.. (uncountable) Lack of protection from weather or the elements.. (uncountable) The condition of [...]