Over-expose



[oh-ver-ik-spohz] /ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈspoʊz/

verb (used with object), overexposed, overexposing.
1.
to too much, as to the sun, cold, or light rays (often used reflexively):
Be careful of overexposing yourself to the sun.
2.
Photography. to (a film or the like) to too much light.
/ˌəʊvərɪksˈpəʊz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to expose too much or for too long
2.
(photog) to expose (a film, plate, or paper) for too long a period or with too bright a light
v.

1869, in photography, from over- + expose (v.). Figurative sense, in reference to celebrity, first attested 1969 (implied in overexposure). Related: Over-exposed; over-exposing.

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