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ex·pose

(eks-pōz'),
To perform or undergo exposure.
[O. Fr. exposer, fr. L. ex-pono, pp. ex-positum, to set out, expose]

expose

1. To open, as in surgically opening the abdominal cavity.
2. To cause someone or something to lack heat or shelter.
3. To place in contact with an infected person or agent.
4. To display one's genitals publicly, esp. when members of the opposite sex are present.
5. To deliver an amount of radiation.

ex·pose

(eks-pōz')
To perform or undergo exposure.
[O. Fr. exposer, fr. L. ex-pono, pp. ex-positum, to set out, expose]
References in classic literature ?
After some time has elapsed, he begins to wish to admit his friend to this hallowed experience, and with hesitation, yet with firmness, exposes the pages to his eye.
There was here, maybe, the opportunity for a modern version of the hero who for the good of mankind exposes himself to the agonies of the damned.
It exposes you to endless humiliation, it cuts your wings, it eats into your soul like a cancer.
You will pardon my bluntness, but our lives are all in jeopardy here, and when we get your father back something must be done to impress upon him the dangers to which he exposes you as well as himself by his absent-mindedness.
Sir Thomas may be a better man than I suppose; but, from all I have heard and seen, it seems a pity that one so young and gay, and--and interesting, to express many things by one word--whose greatest, if not her only fault, appears to be thoughtlessness--no trifling fault to be sure, since it renders the possessor liable to almost every other, and exposes him to so many temptations--but it seems a pity that she should be thrown away on such a man.
I should say that a walking suit in which one could not walk, and a winter suit which exposes the throat, head, and feet to cold and damp, was rather a failure, Clara, especially as it has no beauty to reconcile one to its utter unfitness," said Dr.
No one is obliged to discover either a planet, a comet, or a satellite; and whoever makes a mistake in such a case exposes himself justly to the derision of the mass.
The country near the mouth of the river is wretched in the extreme: on the south side a long line of perpendicular cliffs commences, which exposes a section of the geological nature of the country.
That,' replied I, 'is only one of many evils to which a solitary life exposes us.
Though this can only be decided by comparison with other members of the species, and thus exposes us to the need of comparison which we thought an objection to Professor Lloyd Morgan's definition.