from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A preparation that prevents sunburn by filtering out the sun's ultraviolet rays, often purported to offer more protection than a sunscreen.
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- n. a cream, to be spread on the skin, containing organic compounds that absorb, and/or titanium dioxide that reflects the sun’s ultraviolet radiation
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
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