Sunscreen



noun
1.
a substance formulated to prevent sunburn, skin cancers, and other conditions caused by excessive exposure to the sun, usually by absorbing and reflecting ultraviolet radiation.
Compare SPF.
2.
a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a substance.
3.
a latticework or similar construction to shield a patio, atrium, or the like, from direct sunlight.
noun
1.
a cream or lotion applied to exposed skin to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun

sunscreen sun·screen (sŭn’skrēn’)
n.
A preparation, often in the form of a cream or lotion, used to protect the skin from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

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