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sun·lamp

or sun lamp  (sŭn′lămp′)
n.
1. A lamp that radiates ultraviolet rays used in therapeutic and cosmetic treatments.
2. A high-intensity lamp with parabolic mirrors, used in photography.

sun lamp

n
1. (Medicine) a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used for obtaining an artificial suntan, for muscular therapy, etc
2. (Film) a lamp used in film studios, etc, to give an intense beam of light by means of parabolic mirrors
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Noun1.sun lamp - a mercury-vapor lamp used in medical or cosmetic treatments
mercury-vapor lamp - ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor
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"Suddenly I remembered my mother had bought a sun lamp. I had been too close.
Tanning under the sun or a sun lamp may give modest protection to those who are able to tan well.
To simulate how the shingles would heat up in summer, she placed each postage stamp-size sample under a 150-watt sun lamp. The samples were irradiated for 15 minutes, or until the untreated shingles reached a temperature of 73.5[degrees]C, whichever came first.
Unable to use a sun lamp without burning her face and determined to hang on to Rosenfeld via their young son, Danny, Rosalyn's volcanic outbursts could be the undoing of any featured character.
"This basically makes collagen by exfoliating your face like mad and using a little sun lamp.
Indoor tanning--the use of a sun bed, sun lamp, tanning booth, or solarium--was related to a 29% higher risk for basal cell carcinoma and a 67% higher risk for squamous cell carcinoma, compared with no such exposure, according to a meta-analysis of 12 studies that reported effect estimates.
London, Aug 18 ( ANI ): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is spending his confinement in the Ecuadorean embassy in London running on a treadmill, sitting under a sun lamp and surfing the internet, it has emerged.
I had in my mind the sun-kissed look of just having left a ski slope, but I looked more like I'd been sand blasted in a wind tunnel or had sat too close to a sun lamp.
Friel bares all in a full-frontal nude scene when the her character lays naked under a sun lamp.
That is a chilling thought, not just for Kirsty, but for many others who bask under the artificial light of a sun lamp so they can look a little more bronzed than the rest of us.
Let's assume, then, that Thain will not be forced to wear prison garb rather than Armani suits and that Mozilo will not be sentenced to a year without access to a sun lamp. How can the rest of us cope with such injustice?