overexpose(redirected from overexposes)
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tr.v. o·ver·ex·posed, o·ver·ex·pos·ing, o·ver·ex·pos·es
1. To expose too long or too much: Don't overexpose the children to television.
2. To expose (a photographic film or plate) too long or with too much light.
o′ver·ex·po′sure (-ĭk-spō′zhər) n.
1. to expose too much or for too long
2. (Photography) photog to expose (a film, plate, or paper) for too long a period or with too bright a light
o•ver•ex•pose(ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈspoʊz)
v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to expose too much, as to public view.
2. to expose (a photographic film, plate, etc.) to too much light.
o`ver•ex•po′sure (-ˈspoʊ ʒər) n.
Past participle: overexposed
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|Verb||1.||overexpose - expose to too much light; "the photographic film was overexposed and there is no image"|
expose - expose to light, of photographic film
underexpose - expose to too little light; "The film is underexposed, so the image is very dark"
|2.||overexpose - expose excessively; "As a child, I was overexposed to French movies"|
expose - expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
underexpose - expose insufficiently; "The child was underexposed to language"