1. vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain

- exposure to the weather

- they died from exposure

Definition categories: attribute, vulnerability

2. the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience

Definition categories: act, influence

3. the disclosure of something secret

- they feared exposure of their campaign plans

Definition categories: communication, disclosure, revealing, revelation

4. aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

- the studio had a northern exposure

Definition categories: thought, aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, view, vista

5. the state of being vulnerable or exposed

- his exposure to ridicule

Similar word(s): vulnerability

Definition categories: state, danger

6. the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate

- he used the wrong exposure

Definition categories: quantity

7. a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide or in digital format

Similar word(s): photo, photograph, pic, picture

Definition categories: man–made, representation

8. the act of exposing film to light

Definition categories: act, photography

9. presentation to view in an open or public manner

- the exposure of his anger was shocking

Definition categories: act, demonstration, presentation, presentment

10. abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open)

Definition categories: act, abandonment, desertion, forsaking

Sentences with exposure as a noun:

- Limit your exposure to harsh chemicals.

- They rented a cabin with a beautiful southern exposure.

- The vagrant died of exposure.