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Synonyms for exposure

Synonyms for exposure

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized

Synonyms for exposure

vulnerability to the elements

the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience

the disclosure of something secret

aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces

the state of being vulnerable or exposed

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the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate

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the act of exposing film to light

presentation to view in an open or public manner

abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)

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Thus, young juveniles should be restricted to sheltered areas by their intolerance of desiccation and air exposure despite their ability to move around, as seen for the mussel Mytilus trossulus (Jenewein and Gosselin, 2013) and the snail Nucella emarginata (Gosselin and Chia, 1995).
Seawater in 12 containers with abalone in a 1-ton indoor FRP tank was completely drained and subjected to air exposure for 30 h at room temperature.
Half (by weight) of the contents were discarded and the rest of the material was loosened, returned to the barrel, and kept uncovered during air exposure.
Holly Loretz and colleagues, from the Centre for Contact Lens Research at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, used a 'custom-designed model blink cell' to analyse the impact of intermittent air exposure on lipid (fatty) deposits on various contact lens materials.
The validity of these epidemiologic observations has been supported by the results of controlled experimental ozone exposures in human volunteers in which markers of asthma status were measured after ozone and after clean air exposures.
marmoratus must find refuge in moist habitats such as under detritus and inside decaying logs (2), (6) or they will die after a few hours of air exposure if in a dry habitat (7, Grove, personal observation).
Today's solder pastes are far more robust in that respect and can certainly withstand significantly more air exposure before drying out.
Just speaking of air exposure, and there are scientific papers on this, if you release one molecule of toluene, at three metres above the ground, into a six kilometre wind, that molecule, uninterrupted, will travel 34 kilometres.
The dispensing system protects products from the harmful effects of longterm air exposure, including contamination, discoloration, and product dry-out, while helping to increase product shelf life and effectiveness.
Crabs, shrimps, and lobsters are discarded in high proportions in relation to landings in both the directed fisheries for crustaceans and in the prosecution of finfish fishing (Cook, 2003), and many of those discards die from stressors including physical injuries to the carapace, lost and broken limbs, and physiological stress associated with temperature changes and air exposure.
The dispensing mechanism protects the product from the harmful effects of long-term air exposure, including contamination, discoloration and product dry-out and ultimately increases product shelf life and effectiveness.
Fish were submitted to the conditions: T1: undisturbed fish (control) (3 boxes), T2: chasing and 3 minutes of air exposure (15 boxes), T3: chasing and 5 minutes of air exposure (15 boxes).
Urine nitrites can be falsely elevated due to contamination, air exposure, or phenazopyridine, and can be falsely negative due to elevated specific gravity, elevated urobilinogen levels, nitrate reductase-negative bacteria, PH < 6.
But air exposure took its toll as the remains were shuttled around.
Stress responses in juvenile pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) submitted to repeated air exposure