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  • n  vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;
    exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure
  • n  the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
    she denounced the exposure of children to pornography
  • n  the disclosure of something secret
    they feared exposure of their campaign plans
  • n  aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
    the studio had a northern exposure
  • n  the state of being vulnerable or exposed
    his exposure to ridicule
  • n  the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate
    he used the wrong exposure
  • n  a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
  • n  the act of exposing film to light
  • n  presentation to view in an open or public manner
    the exposure of his anger was shocking
  • n  abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)

  • In the first study of its kind, researchers have linked mothers' prenatal exposure to environmental pollution to lower IQ in their children by age 5.
  • The study found similar results with exposure to tobacco smoke.
  • And does that exposure come close to the FDA threshold? The FDA can't answer those questions yet, but some experts argue that the agency doesn't need to wait to take action.
News & Articles

  • 10 biggest sun exposure myths
    You can't really get sunburned through a car window ... can you? Check out the 10 biggest sun exposure myths.
    July 5, 2013 - WJXT Jacksonville
  • How to Invest in REITs
    By Billy Fisher NEW YORK (MainStreet)--Retail investors can realize numerous benefits from investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs). Dividends, protection against inflation and exposure to real estate are just a few incentives for buying in. As with any investment, REITs do carry their risks. Here are some key points to keep in mind when deciding whether or not to purchase these ...
    July 5, 2013 - TheStreet.com
  • UBS AG Reiterated at Underperform
    On Jul 4, 2013, we maintained our long-term recommendation on UBS AG at Underperform, based on the company's exposure to several claims and regulatory matters for which net charges for provisions for litigation ...
    July 5, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Boris Johnson in Globe and Mail
    He added: "When you consider the huge exposure of British pension funds to BP it starts to become a matter of national concern if a great British company is being continually beaten up."
  • Tom Daschle in Jacksonville Business Journal
    If 30 years of exposure to the challenges inherent in our system have taught me anything, it has taught me that this work will require a leader who can operate with the full faith of Congress and the American people, and without distraction,...
  • Marcel Rohner in News 10NBC
    We can see tangible effects as a result of our initial responses to the losses,CEO Marcel Rohner said in a statement. "While our exposure is still subject to swings in market conditions, we see market demand for these securities returning...

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