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Related to underexposure: overexposure


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.


1. (Photography) photog
a. inadequate exposure to light
b. an underexposed negative, print, or transparency
2. insufficient attention or publicity


(ˌʌn dər ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər)

1. inadequate exposure, as of photographic film.
2. a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.underexposure - the act of exposing film to too little light or for too short a timeunderexposure - the act of exposing film to too little light or for too short a time
exposure - the act of exposing film to light
2.underexposure - inadequate publicityunderexposure - inadequate publicity      
exposure - the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience; "she denounced the exposure of children to pornography"


[ˈʌnderɪksˈpəʊʒəʳ] N (Phot) → subexposición f


[ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊʒəʳ] n (Phot) → sottoesposizione f
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