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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 I held her tightly while I called Nobs and bade him lie down at her back.
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."
Once a company has measured its exposure, the next step is to determine how to manage it.
According to OSHA's regulations, employee exposure in these industries could not exceed these specified amounts for any 10-minute period.
DISCOVER is designed to bring together basic, clinical, and population-based scientists to conduct integrative research programs on understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of human diseases influenced by environmental factors, using exposure to understand the interplay between genetic and environmental factors, and applying available state-of-the-art technologies and methods to improve human health.
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.
Past studies identified "intellectual and behavioral problems in children of parents who smoked but didn't determine the pervasiveness of exposure or the consequences of different degrees of exposure.
Exposure to mold and the byproducts of mold is not an unusual condition in the human environment.
Human B-virus disease generally occurs within 1 month of exposure (21), commonly with an incubation period of a few days to a week.