Definition for EX-PO-SI'TION


  1. A laying open; a setting to public view.
  2. A situation in which a thing is exposed or laid open, or in which it has an unobstructed view, or in which a free passage to it is open; as, a house has an easterly exposition, an exposition to the south or to a southern prospect. The exposition gives a free access to the air or to the sun's rays. Arbuthnot.
  3. Explanation; interpretation; a laying open the sense or meaning of an author, or of any passage in a writing. Dryden.

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