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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 ?
said Agnes to Gauchère, gazing at the little creature exposed, which was screaming and writhing on the wooden bed, terrified by so many glances.
When the handkerchief was drawn away it exposed what had been the throat.
In one place, five hundred feet above the sea, the perpendicular bank on the upper side of the road was ten or fifteen feet high, and the cut exposed three veins of oyster shells, just as we have seen quartz veins exposed in the cutting of a road in Nevada or Montana.
Altho' I cannot agree with you in supposing that I shall never again be exposed to Misfortunes as unmerited as those I have already experienced, yet to avoid the imputation of Obstinacy or ill-nature, I will gratify the curiosity of your daughter; and may the fortitude with which I have suffered the many afflictions of my past Life, prove to her a useful lesson for the support of those which may befall her in her own.
THE Chief of the Weather Bureau having predicted a fine day, a Thrifty Person hastened to lay in a large stock of umbrellas, which he exposed for sale on the sidewalk; but the weather remained clear, and nobody would buy.
We were, however, notwithstanding the assurances given us by the emperor, sufficiently apprised of the danger which we were exposed to in this expedition, whether we went by sea or land.
To this arms make answer that without them laws cannot be maintained, for by arms states are defended, kingdoms preserved, cities protected, roads made safe, seas cleared of pirates; and, in short, if it were not for them, states, kingdoms, monarchies, cities, ways by sea and land would be exposed to the violence and confusion which war brings with it, so long as it lasts and is free to make use of its privileges and powers.
Our disappointment, however, in not finding the various fruits with which we had intended to regale ourselves during our stay in these wilds, was a good deal lessened by the consideration that from this very circumstance we should be much less exposed to a casual meeting with the savage tribes about us, who we knew always dwelt beneath the shadows of those trees which supplied them with food.
Presently he saw them uncover a dirty, yellow object, and he witnessed the joy of Werper and of Abdul Mourak as the grimy object was exposed to view.
The Binu man traced out the mechanics of the trap, and exposed the hidden fibre in the tangled undergrowth that at contact with Koogoo's foot had released the taut bow.
But the traveller, travelling through it, May not - dare not openly view it; Never its mysteries are exposed To the weak human eye unclosed; So wills its King, who hath forbid The uplifting of the fringed lid; And thus the sad Soul that here passes Beholds it but through darkened glasses.
When we reflect on the vast diversity of the plants and animals which have been cultivated, and which have varied during all ages under the most different climates and treatment, I think we are driven to conclude that this greater variability is simply due to our domestic productions having been raised under conditions of life not so uniform as, and somewhat different from, those to which the parent-species have been exposed under nature.