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exposure
American English: /ɪkˈspoʊʒər/
British English: /ɪkˈspəʊʒə/
, /ɛkˈspəʊʒə/

Translation of exposure in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (contact)exposure to something
    exposición (feminine) a algo
    exposure to the weather
    exposición a las inclemencias del tiempo
    he benefited from exposure to other cultures
    el contacto con otras culturas le resultó positivo
    they've had minimal exposure to computers
    han tenido poquísima experiencia con computadoras
    Example sentences
    • Many experimental studies of plants and animals, and clinical studies of humans have shown the harmful effect of excessive exposure to UVB radiation.
    • In order to protect children from exposure to harmful vapors, the toy industry has discontinued the use of PVC to produce plastics used in their products.
    • It is nonsensical to claim that it is not the Government's role to intervene to protect people from harmful exposure to tobacco smoke.
    1.2 (to view) he objected to the exposure of so much bare flesh
    estaba en contra de que se exhibiera tanta desnudez
    the exposure of earlier strata
    el descubrimiento de estratos anteriores
    indecent exposure
    1.3 (Medicine) to be suffering from exposure
    tener síntomas de congelación
    to die from exposure
    Example sentences
    • A 14-year-old student was killed when he was hit by a falling tree and an elderly person died of exposure in the appalling weather conditions.
    • The two most dangerous conditions that can result from cold-weather exposure are frostbite and hypothermia.
    • Exposure has damaged the plaster ceilings, rotted joists, and peeled paint.
  • 2 uncountable 2.1 (unmasking) she was threatened with public exposure
    amenazaron con ponerla al descubierto
    his exposure as a drug dealer ruined his career
    su carrera se vio arruinada al revelarse que era un traficante de drogas
    2.2 (publicity) he has not had the exposure he deserves
    no ha recibido la atención pública que merece
    Example sentences
    • He was blamed for this inappropriate exposure of secret material, and it had a detrimental impact on his reputation and mental state.
    • Fearing exposure and embarrassment if he were to assume a conspicuous role at the new arts agency, he turned down the appointment.
    • It's against this background that the novel explodes into murder, mayhem, sexual intrigue and the scandalous exposure of secrets in a splendid denouement.
    Example sentences
    • In return, they would receive considerable exposure at most Tour events throughout Europe along with other marketing advantages.
    • This is a channel by film fans for film fans, credited with having brought many great films a wider audience, regular exposure and good publicity too.
    • I am disappointed that the seminary succumbed to the lure of media exposure in orchestrating this event.
  • 3 (Photography) 3.1 countable (camera setting) 3.2 countable (frame) double exposure
    doble exposición (feminine)
    superimposición (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As he experimented with special lenses and different exposures and paper, his photography became increasingly art-inspired.
    • She will spend a day going through exposure, shutter speed, depth of field and how they are related.
    • For about five years, she devoted considerable energy to photography, meticulously recording exposures and light levels as she became conversant with the medium.
  • 4 (aspect) a house with a southern exposure
    una casa orientada al sur
    Example sentences
    • South and west exposures dry out more quickly, making these areas ideal for your most drought-and heat-tolerant plants.
    • It seems the trees in my neighbor's yard stood an excellent chance of blocking the television signal, which needs a southwestern exposure in the Northeast.
    • Lower dry biomass at the west and southwest exposures could be associated with higher respiration rates and earlier and longer stomatal closure in response to plant water deficits.

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