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SPF

abbr.
sun protection factor

SPF

abbreviation for
1. (Telecommunications) sender policy framework: a mechanism designed to prevent an e-mail address being duplicated and used as a false address from which to send unsolicited e-mails
2. (Chemical Engineering) sun protection factor: an indicator of how effectively a sun cream, lotion, cosmetic, etc, protects the skin from the harmful rays of the sun: SPF 25.

SPF

sun protection factor: the effectiveness of suntanning preparations in protecting the skin from ultraviolet radiation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SPF - the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun
degree, level, grade - a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
Translations

SPF

[ˌɛspiːˈɛf] n abbr (=sun protection factor) → IPS m(= indice de protection solaire)
SPF 15 → IPS 15

SPF

abbr sun protection factor. V. factor.
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SPF Realty will rebrand and operate under the Gulf Sotheby's International Realty brand.
Stila Cosmetics Stay All Day Beauty Balm SPF 30, $38
The advocacy group compiled a list of best and worst-rated products after examining SPF protection, chemical ingredients, overall safety and effectiveness of several sunscreens.
SPF 50+ is a broadspectrum, water-resistant sunscreen that helps prevent sunburn on both the face and body.
Available in SPF 50, the product is water resistant Its broad-spectrum sunscreen makes applying it simpler, and it is designed to leave a baby's skin feeling soft and smooth, the company stated.
Laboratory studies have found that you need a certain amount of thickness of the sunscreen to get the minimum recommended SPF 30, which is one teaspoon, she added.
It is scientifically proven that sunblock that contains a combination of SPF boosters, Photostabilisers antioxidant complex and Polysaccharide moisturisers will provide the skin with maximum protection.
Superdrug Vitamin E SPF 15 moisturising cream, PS2.
With temperatures in the UAE soaring as high as 50 degrees in summer, many people go shopping for sunscreen with an SPF higher than 15.
But there's good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consumer Reports tested met their SPF claims and some of the most effective products were also the lowest-priced.
Dubai -- As an ambassador for Canadian softwood lumber products, the award winning Canadian company, SPF Precut Lumber, is honoured to celebrate its silver anniversary in Dubai, on Monday (April 13), as a precursor to the Dubai International Wood and Wood Machinery Show 2015.