underexposed


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un·der·ex·pose

 (ŭn′dər-ĭk-spōz′)
tr.v. un·der·ex·posed, un·der·ex·pos·ing, un·der·ex·pos·es
To expose (film) to light for too short a time or to light or radiation that is insufficient to produce normal image contrast.

un′der·ex·po′sure (-ĭk-spō′zhər) n.
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underexposed

(ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊzd)
adj
1. (Photography) photog (of a film, plate, or paper) exposed for too short a period or with insufficient light so as not to produce the required effect
2. not subjected to appropriate or expected publicity
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Translations

underexposed

[ˈʌndərɪksˈpəʊzd] ADJ (Phot) → subexpuesto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

underexposed

[ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊzd] adj (PHOTOGRAPHY)sous-exposé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

underexposed

[ˌʌndrɪksˈpəʊzd] adj (Phot) → sottoesposto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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