Definitions

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

  • n. A preparation, often in the form of a cream or lotion, used to protect the skin from the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun.

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  • n. a form of sunblock, often having a lower sun protection factor

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

Etymologies

sun + screen (Wiktionary)

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