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exposure

noun danger, discovery, exposé, exposition, hazard, jeopardy, laying open, liability, manifestation, openness, perceptibility, peril, presentation, publication, publicity, revelation, risk, susceptibility, susceptivity, unfolding, unmasking, visibility, vulnerability
Associated concepts: exposure to asbestos, exposure to toxic chemical, insurance coverage and exposure
See also: admission, bad repute, detection, disclosure, discovery, expression, impeachment, manifestation, publicity, risk
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You will die of exposure if you are not warmed, and Nobs and I are the only means we can command for furnishing warmth.
And if I had had assistance, I see no good that I should have done, except leading to my own exposure, and an unavoidable statement of the manner in which I have hushed up this business.
I was still weak, you must remember, from my exposure in the boat; I was empty and very faint, or I should have had more heart.
We would race across the kitchen in a grotesque way between eagerness and the dread of making a noise, and strike each other, and thrust add kick, within a few inches of exposure.
I have no doubt of it," returned the barber; "but I do not wonder so much at the madness of the knight as at the simplicity of the squire, who has such a firm belief in all that about the island, that I suppose all the exposures that could be imagined would not get it out of his head.
Most common was a monthly exposure spreadsheet that each business unit emailed to the corporate treasury.
2003), we provided a detailed dose estimation to support our conclusion that consumption of organic fruits, vegetables, and juices in the study population would shift exposure from a range of uncertain risk to a range of negligible risk.
How these coverage questions are resolved will have a significant impact on the financial exposure of the insurance and welding industries for potential welding fume liabilities.
Exposure to mold and the byproducts of mold is not an unusual condition in the human environment.
The researchers studied semen exposure by examining data on 1,485 female condom uses that took place 24 hours or more after the previous act of intercourse, and for which PSA results were available; they used two criteria of exposure, to take into account random variations in PSA levels.
A local lawyer enrolled the study participants anonymously on the basis of their possible exposure to the illegally imported rabbit material.
What the new calculations indicate, Steenland told SCIENCE NEWS, "is that there is a dose response--we see a trend of more disease with more exposure.