exposure vs shelter

exposure

Definitions

noun

  1. the act of exposing film to light
  2. aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces
  3. vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain
  4. the disclosure of something secret
  5. abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving an infant out in the open)
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Examples

Protection of skin from light exposure, photo-allergen avoidance, topical corticosteroids, oral nicotinamide, vitamine B complex and antihistamines were effective in most cases.

After a long, tedious sail, during which I was subjected to every discomfort, and exposure to the weather, as well as jeers and insults that effervesced from a corrupt heart, where they had been concealed for so many years, we reached a spot near enough to the land to discover a cluster of orange trees and a cabin.

Such aggregations not only promote transmission of micro-organisms but through repeated exposure allow large doses of these.

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shelter

Definitions

noun

  1. the condition of being protected
  2. a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
  3. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
  4. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  5. a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

verb

  1. provide shelter for
  2. invest (money) so that it is not taxable

Examples

A sudden rain sent everyone scurrying for shelter.

The shelter was quite a long way away, and there wouldn't be time to come back to the steps.

The flat fourth story is crowned by an emphatic cornice, above which is a tall mansard roof sheltering two more stories.

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