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sun•screen



Pronunciation: (sun'skrēn"), [key]
n.
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. Cf. 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. Also,sun' screen".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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