[verb uhn-der-es-tuh-meyt; noun uhn-der-es-tuh-mit, -meyt] /verb ˌʌn dərˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˌʌn dərˈɛs tə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt/
verb (used with object), underestimated, underestimating.
to estimate at too low a value, rate, or the like.
verb (used without object), underestimated, underestimating.
to make an estimate lower than that which would be correct.
an estimate that is too low.
to make too low an estimate of: he underestimated the cost
to think insufficiently highly of: to underestimate a person
too low an estimate
verb (used with object), underexposed, underexposing. 1. to expose either to insufficient light or to sufficient light for too short a period, as in photography. verb (transitive) 1. (photog) to expose (a film, plate, or paper) for too short a period or with insufficient light so as not to produce the required effect 2. (often […]
[uhn-der-ik-spoh-zher] /ˌʌn dər ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər/ noun 1. inadequate exposure, as of photographic film. 2. a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure. underexposure /ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊʒə/ noun 1. (photog) inadequate exposure to light an underexposed negative, print, or transparency 2. insufficient attention or publicity
- Under false colors
see: false colors
verb (used with object), underfed, underfeeding. 1. to feed insufficiently. 2. to feed with fuel from beneath. verb (transitive) (ˌʌndəˈfiːd) -feeds, -feeding, -fed 1. to give too little food to 2. to supply (a furnace, engine, etc) with fuel from beneath noun (ˈʌndəˌfiːd) 3. an apparatus by which fuel, etc, is supplied from below