exposure noun (EXPERIENCE)
- According to received wisdom, exposure to low level radioactivity is harmless.
- We know that prolonged exposure to vibration can weaken aircraft components.
- She gradually became deaf after lengthy exposure to noise in the workplace.
- Researchers concluded that low level exposure to the chemical was unlikely to cause harm.
- Even at low levels of exposure, lead can impair a child's learning ability and cause behavioural problems.