What does the word exposure mean?

Usage examples for exposure

  1. Long exposure, however, will answer the same purpose. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  2. A year ago you saw this night coming- when you must have money, or face ruin and exposure. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  3. The more curious they became the more fear I had of exposure. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston