overexpose

[oh-ver-ik-spohz]
verb (used with object), overexposed, overexposing.
1.
to expose too much, as to the sun, cold, or light rays (often used reflexively): Be careful of overexposing yourself to the sun.
2.
Photography. to expose (a film or the like) to too much light.

Origin:
1865–70; over- + expose

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overexpose (ˌəʊvərɪksˈpəʊz)
 
vb
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
 
overex'posure
 
n

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Example sentences
How easy is it to overexpose food in a microwave then have it insanely hot, too
  hot to eat.
There's no going back if you overexpose digital pictures.
Mostly you want to shoot it backlit to maximize the contrast difference, and be
  sure not to overexpose the lit up atmosphere.
If you put your camera on auto, it tends to overexpose the soft light that
  occurs around sunset.
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