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ex·pose

 (ĭk-spōz′)
tr.v. ex·posed, ex·pos·ing, ex·pos·es
1.
a. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition: exposed themselves to disease; exposed their children to classical music.
b. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
c. To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm: troops that were exposed to gunfire.
2. To make visible: Cleaning exposed the grain of the wood. See Synonyms at show.
3.
a. To make known (something discreditable).
b. To reveal the guilt or wrongdoing of: expose a criminal.
4. To engage in indecent exposure of (oneself).

[Middle English exposen, from Old French exposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin expōnere, to set forth; see expound.]

ex·pos′er n.

ex·po·sé

 (ĕk′spō-zā′)
n.
1. An exposure or a revelation of something discreditable.
2. A formal exposition of facts.

[French, past participle of exposer, to expose, from Old French; see expose.]

exposed

(ɪkˈspəʊzd)
adj
1. not concealed; displayed for viewing
2. without shelter from the elements
3. susceptible to attack or criticism; vulnerable
4. (Mountaineering) mountaineering (of a climb, pitch, or move) performed on a high, sheer, and unsheltered rock face
exposedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exposed - with no protection or shield; "the exposed northeast frontier"; "open to the weather"; "an open wound"
unprotected - lacking protection or defense
2.exposed - not covered with clothingexposed - not covered with clothing; "her exposed breast"
unclothed - not wearing clothing

exposed

adjective
1. unconcealed, revealed, bare, exhibited, unveiled, shown, uncovered, on display, on show, on view, laid bare, made manifest Skin cancer is most likely to occur on exposed parts of the body.
2. unsheltered, open, unprotected, open to the elements This part of the coast is very exposed.
3. vulnerable, open, subject, in danger, liable, susceptible, wide open, left open, laid bare, in peril, laid open The troops are exposed to attack by the enemy.

exposed

adjective
Having no protecting or concealing cover:
Translations

exposed

[ɪksˈpəʊzd] ADJ
1. (= unsheltered) [hillside, site, garden] → desprotegido, expuesto
the house is in an exposed positionla casa está en un lugar desprotegido or expuesto
exposed to the winddesprotegido del viento, expuesto al viento
2. (= vulnerable) → desprotegido, expuesto
this leaves the party in an exposed positionesto deja al partido en una posición desprotegida or expuesta
exposed to enemy fireexpuesto al fuego enemigo
3. (= uncovered) [pipe, brickwork, skin] → al descubierto; [nerve] → al descubierto, expuesto; [wire] → al aire
use on all exposed parts of the bodyaplíquese en las zonas del cuerpo que estén al descubierto
4. (Phot) [film] (in normal process) → expuesto; (= ruined) → velado

exposed

[ɪkˈspəʊzd] adj
[land, house] → exposé(e)
[wire] → à nu
[pipe, beam] → apparent(e)

exposed

adj
(= unprotected) position, location, hillside, gardenungeschützt; (Mil) troops, flankungedeckt; (Mil, fig) positionexponiert; the house is very exposed or in a very exposed positiondas Haus steht sehr frei or ungeschützt; exposed to the winddem Wind ausgesetzt; to feel exposedsich verletzlich fühlen; to be exposed to something (person)einer Sache (dat)ausgesetzt sein; the troops were exposed to attackdie Truppen waren nicht gegen einen Angriff gedeckt
(= bare) skin, part of bodyunbedeckt; nervefreigelegt; wiring, engine parts, brickworkfrei liegend; to be exposed to viewsichtbar sein; a dress which leaves the back exposedein Kleid, bei dem der Rücken frei bleibt; to feel exposed (fig: = insecure) → sich allen Blicken ausgesetzt fühlen

exposed

[ɪksˈpəʊzd] adj (land, house, town) → esposto/a (Elec) (wire) (Mil) (terrain, country) → scoperto/a; (pipe, beam) → a vista
as a politician, he is in a very exposed position → come politico, è in una posizione molto vulnerabile

exposed

adj expuesto, (uncovered) descubierto; sun-exposed areas..áreas expuestas al sol…Have you been exposed to tuberculosis?..¿Ha estado expuesto a la tuberculosis?
References in classic literature ?
Meg returned to her place, and supper was progressing pleasantly, when the little ghost walked again and exposed the maternal delinquencies by boldly demanding, "More sudar, Marmar.
Madame Ratignolle looked more beautiful than ever there at home, in a neglige which left her arms almost wholly bare and exposed the rich, melting curves of her white throat.
A sky-blue coat, with short and broad skirts and low cape, exposed a long, thin neck, and longer and thinner legs, to the worst animadversions of the evil-disposed.
We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
and sometimes exposed her face to the chill spatter of the wind, for the sake of its rude assurance that she was.
For besides the great length of the whaling voyage, the numerous articles peculiar to the prosecution of the fishery, and the impossibility of replacing them at the remote harbors usually frequented, it must be remembered, that of all ships, whaling vessels are the most exposed to accidents of all kinds, and especially to the destruction and loss of the very things upon which the success of the voyage most depends.
Because those whalemen did not then, and do not now, try out their oil at sea as the Southern ships have always done; but cutting up the fresh blubber in small bits, thrust it through the bung holes of large casks, and carry it home in that manner; the shortness of the season in those Icy Seas, and the sudden and violent storms to which they are exposed, forbidding any other course.
I hope, my good sir, that you are not exposed to any difficulty on our account," said George, anxiously.
I had an idea that the well had sprung a leak; that some of the wall stones near the bottom had fallen and exposed fissures that allowed the water to escape.
They do not leave them exposed to the weather when they find them, but carry them three thousand miles and enshrine them in their temples of learning, and worship them.
The world in general looks upon the college duels as very farcical affairs: true, but considering that the college duel is fought by boys; that the swords are real swords; and that the head and face are exposed, it seems to me that it is a farce which had quite a grave side to it.
Why, he'll say, 'It's a great pity, but my church matters has got to get along the best way they can; for my niece has been exposed to the dreadful pluribus-unum mumps, and so it's my bounden duty to set down here and wait the three months it takes to show on her if she's got it.