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expose (one)self

To show one's genitals in a public setting. A: "Did you hear that someone got busted for exposing himself at the mall?" B: "No! I'm really glad I stayed home today."
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someone or an animal to a disease; to place someone or an animal near a source of a disease Try to expose your children to chicken pox while they are young. It's horrible when you are an adult. He accidentally exposed his sheep to an infected animal.

expose someone or something to someone or something

to show someone or something to someone or something. You should not expose the children to violent movies at their age. Do not expose the film to the light.
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expose something (or oneself) to someone or something

to disclose someone's or something's secrets to someone or a group. He exposed his inner thoughts to everyone there. She refused to expose herself to the ears of the curious and ceased talking. He exposed himself to the public when he revealed his involvement in the arms sale.
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The radiation that passes through the object strikes the phosphor layers of the screen, causing them to fluoresce, which in turn exposes the film.
Imaging scientists need to balance two factors: the thicker the fluorescent layer, the more light is emitted, which exposes the film faster and more effectively.
1% expose "Outlook Properties," which are custom properties that include a user's email display name, email address and the subject line from the email that included the file as an attachment.
18% of the files include printer information that also exposes a network share name.
If one wants to obtain human data on a pesticide that is not being used at all or that is being used infrequently, one must intentionally expose human subjects to the chemical.
Because we think that some of the experiments discussed in this article could meet these conditions, we do not support a ban on experiments that intentionally expose human subjects to pesticides, and we support the U.
The security, and ease of use of the services they expose will determine how successful they can be in becoming an essential part of their partners' business processes.
Finding a way to secure Web services and SOAs has been a stumbling block for many organizations that want to expose information via XML and Web services that they believe will benefit their partners, and until today, that communication has not been possible," said Eric Pulier, founder and chairman of Digital Evolution.
We are going to expose these practices to the light of day.
This development will expose Xfone to the European financial market and enable easier and more efficient trading in the stock during working hours in Europe.
When the use of the circle and slash is combined with the passages of the Bible, it exposes homosexuals to detestation, vilification, and disgrace," Barclay said.
If she takes psychoactive medication while continuing to breastfeed, she stands a good chance of feeling better, but she also exposes her baby to potentially harmful amounts of the drug.