A condition in which too little light reaches the film, producing a thin negative, a dark slide, or a muddy-looking print.

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  • underexposure — noun see underexpose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • underexposure — /un deuhr ik spoh zheuhr/, n. 1. inadequate exposure, as of photographic film. 2. a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure. [1870 75; UNDER + EXPOSURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • underexposure — noun a) The condition of being underexposed b) An insufficient, or less than usual, exposure See Also: underexpose …   Wiktionary

  • Underexposure — Недодержка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • underexposure — n. exposure to an inadequate amount of light; an underexposed photographic image (Photography),un·der·ex po·sure || ‚ʌndÉ™(r)dÉ™rɪk spəʊʒə(r) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underexposure — See: underexposed …   English dictionary

  • underexposure — un•der•ex•po•sure [[t]ˌʌn dər ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər[/t]] n. 1) pht inadequate exposure, as of photographic film 2) pht a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • underexposure — /ʌndərəkˈspoʊʒə/ (say unduhruhk spohzhuh) noun 1. inadequate exposure to light rays. 2. a photographic negative or print which has been underexposed. 3. insufficient exposure to anything, as publicity …   Australian English dictionary

  • underexposure — noun 1. the act of exposing film to too little light or for too short a time • Derivationally related forms: ↑underexpose • Hypernyms: ↑exposure 2. inadequate publicity • Hypernyms: ↑exposure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exposure (photography) — Underexposure redirects here. For the 2005 film by Oday Rasheed, see Underexposure (2005 film). A long exposure showing stars rotating around the southern and northern celestial poles. Credit: European Southern Observatory …   Wikipedia

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