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sun·screen

 (sŭn′skrēn′)
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.

sun′screen′ing adj.

sunscreen

(ˈsʌnˌskriːn)
n
(Chemical Engineering) a cream or lotion applied to exposed skin to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun

sun′screen`

or sun′ screen`,



n.
1. a substance that protects the skin from excessive exposure to the ultraviolet radiation of the sun.
2. a lotion, cream, etc., containing this.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunscreen - a cream spread on the skinsunscreen - a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
emollient, ointment, cream - toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
PABA, para aminobenzoic acid - a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
Translations
opalovací krém
solcreme
aurinkovoide
sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca
サンスクリーン
자외선 차단제
solskyddsmedel
ครีมป้องกันแสงแดด
kem chống nắng

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnskriːn] Nbronceador m con filtro solar

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnskriːn] nécran m solaire

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnˌskriːn] n (protective ingredient) → filtro solare; (cream, lotion) → crema (or lozione f) solare protettiva

sunscreen

وَاقِي شَمْسِيّ opalovací krém solcreme Sonnenschutzmittel ηλιοπροστασία filtro solar aurinkovoide filtre solaire sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca crema protettiva サンスクリーン 자외선 차단제 zonnescherm solskjerm filtr przeciwsłoneczny protetor solar солнцезащитный экран solskyddsmedel ครีมป้องกันแสงแดด güneşlik kem chống nắng 防晒霜

sun·screen

n. bloqueador de sol, sustancia que bloquea los rayos solares.

sunscreen

n protector m or filtro solar
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