tanning bed

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tanning bed

n.
A structure lined with sunlamps in which one stands or reclines in order to acquire a suntan. Also called sunbed.

tan′ning bed`


n.
a boxlike bed having a hinged cover and equipped with sunlamps to produce a suntan.
[1980–85, Amer.]
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Efforts have been made to restrict sun bed use, particularly among young people.
More than 2,000 Britons die every year from melanoma, with cases on the increase thanks to greater UV exposure and the sun bed craze.
You wouldn't think so but setting up a sun bed is a minor art in itself - it's all about getting the angle right so guests can simultaneously read and tan.
Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is supporting a national campaign led by Liverpool City Council - and backed by Newcastle City Council - to give local authorities powers to licence and regulate sun bed operators.
45am and their sun bed has sat empty with only their Millwall towel and copy of Take A Break (summer bumper edition) on top to give a clue as to their nationality.
London, august 17 ( ANI ): Imogen Thomas tweeted pics of herself, lounging on a sun bed in Italy, showing off her cleavage in a glitzy gold string halter neck.
Summary: New Jersey mother charged with child endangerment after allegedly allowing her then five-year-old daughter onto a sun bed.
COUNCIL officials are offering to train and advise sun bed operators before tighter rules on hiring them come into force.
I used to like to get a base tan before going away so would have one sun bed session lasting five to eight minutes before I went, but that was it.
The 14-year-old suffered 70% first-degree burns after spending 19 minutes on an unmanned sun bed.
Anyone thinking of trying to short-cut the process by sitting on a sun bed for the final weeks of their pregnancy would be doing themselves no good.
I think people are aware of suncreams and of sun bed dangers but it is also quite fashionable to have a tan.