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[oh-ver-ik-spoh-zher] /ˈoʊ vər ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər/
excessive exposure, especially of photographic film or a sensitized plate to light rays.
the condition of having been seen, heard, or advertised so frequently or for so long that freshness or appeal is diminished.
Origin of overexposure
1870-75; over- + exposure Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The main reason for this explosive growth, as you may have guessed, is overexposure to sunshine.
  • Simple preventive measures include avoiding overexposure to ultraviolet rays and wearing protective clothing and sunblocks.
  • overexposure to the sun can result in severe sunburn, heat exhaustion or heatstroke.
  • In preparation, the patient fully undresses, although unaffected areas may be covered to avoid overexposure.
  • On the other hand, digital cameras have a low dynamic range and serious problems with overexposure.
  • It is a fascinating hormone you cannot live without it, overexposure could inevitably end your life.
  • Now it's teetering on the brink of overexposure and commodification.
  • In the past, there was resistance because it was viewed as overexposure.
  • overexposure also causes wrinkling and aging of the skin.
  • It is important to remember that people of all skin types need to be protected from overexposure to the sun.

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