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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A scale ranging from zero to ten, used in estimating the risk for sunburn that an unprotected fair-skinned person would have if exposed to the ultraviolet radiation in midday sunlight, accounting for conditions such as cloud cover, ozone, and location.

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