transitive verb Date: 1861 to expose insufficiently; especially to expose (as film) to insufficient radiation (as light) • underexposure noun

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  • underexpose — [un΄dər ek spōz′] vt. underexposed, underexposing to expose (a photographic film, etc.) to inadequate light or for too short a time underexposure [un΄dər ekspō′zhər] n …   English World dictionary

  • underexpose — /un deuhr ik spohz /, v.t., underexposed, underexposing. to expose either to insufficient light or to sufficient light for too short a period, as in photography. [1885 90; UNDER + EXPOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • underexpose — verb a) To take a photograph using too small an exposure b) To provide with insufficient publicity …   Wiktionary

  • underexpose — un|der|ex|pose [ˌʌndərıkˈspəuz US ˈspouz] v [T] to not let enough light reach the film when you are taking a photograph ≠ ↑overexpose >underexposed adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • underexpose — un·der·ex pose || ‚ʌndÉ™(r)dÉ™rɪk spəʊz v. expose to light that is too weak, expose to light for not enough time (Photography) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underexpose — verb Photography expose (film) for too short a time. Derivatives underexposure noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • underexpose — verb (T) to not let enough light reach the film when you are taking a photograph …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • underexpose — un•der•ex•pose [[t]ˌʌn dər ɪkˈspoʊz[/t]] v. t. posed, pos•ing pht to expose to insufficient light, as in photography • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • underexpose — /ʌndərəkˈspoʊz/ (say unduhruhk spohz) verb (t) (underexposed, underexposing) to expose to light too little, as in photography …   Australian English dictionary

  • underexpose — v.tr. Photog. expose (film) for too short a time or with insufficient light. Derivatives: underexposure n …   Useful english dictionary

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