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auto-exposure

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Definition of auto-exposure in English:

noun

1A device which sets the exposure automatically on a camera.
Example sentences
  • Some auto-exposure cameras make this compensation automatically; on others you have to do it manually.
  • See, I bought my current camera back in 1993 or so, and although it's a decent camera, I'm not happy with its auto-exposures.
1.1 [mass noun] The facility to set exposure automatically: a camcorder with auto-exposure
More example sentences
  • Photographs were taken using a camera with auto-exposure facility.
  • Getting correct exposure with most simple auto-exposure cameras is easy: press the shutter button and the camera does the rest.
  • There's no autofocus, no auto-exposure, no auto-film-winding, no auto-nothing.

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