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UV index

 (yo͞o′vē′)
n.
A scale ranging from zero to eleven or above, used to estimate the risk for sunburn on a given day in a specific location at midday, taking into account conditions such as cloud cover and the amount of ozone.

UV index

(yo͞o′vē′)
A scale ranging from zero to ten, used to estimate the risk for sunburn in midday sunlight. The UV index takes into account conditions such as the amount of cloud cover and ozone in the atmosphere.
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