Meaning of 曝

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English Definition: to air; to sun
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ bào ] violent, brutal, tyrannical
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Example Words
曝晒 shài to expose to strong sunlight
曝露 to expose (to the air, light etc); to leave uncovered; exposure
野叟曝言 sǒu yán Yesou Puyan or Humble Words of a Rustic Elder, monumental Qing novel by Xia Jingqu 夏敬渠
一曝十寒 shí hán one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp; sporadic effort; lack of sticking power; short attention span
献曝之忱 xiàn zhī chén to offer everything to prove one's sincerity (idiom)
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Example Sentences
But world astonishment turned to unease when it emerged that Octomom, as she was called, had conceived all her 14 children through in vitro fertilisation.
People were infuriated at the time and said money they had donated should have been used to help those in need instead of funding an expensive meal for employees.
But that was before accounting and corporate governance scandals at other Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. crested.
With that big of an opening, however, you might get too much light in the camera and your picture could be overexposed, almost a whiteout.
What the report does provide is a much greater level of detail on banks' exposures than previously, which may allow investors to take a sharper judgement next week.