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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPOSURE

But the day was bitterly cold, and the exposure cost him his life.

When cold, and after exposure to light, this mixture will become luminous.

The woman's former parade of the Honourable George had been as nothing to this exposure.

Besides this, the whole thing was well rusted with years of exposure.

It was brought on by exposure when he was engaged in an act of charity.

Before the messenger came back the criminal had died from hunger and exposure.

He said he was afraid that the exertion and exposure might have affected the Captain's brain.

His fine, smooth skin was darkened by the exposure of his daily wanderings.

The laughter that followed the exposure of this gaseous trick may be imagined.

But if Gafferson was intent upon revenge and exposure instead?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "public exhibition," from expose (v.) + -ure. Sense of "situation with regard to sun or weather" is from 1660s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Indecent exposure attested by 1825.

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