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sun·block

also sun block  (sŭn′blŏk′)
n.
A chemical preparation, such as zinc oxide, that is applied to the skin to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

sunblock

(ˈsʌnˌblɒk)
n
a cream applied to the skin to protect it from the sun's rays

sun′block`

or sun′ block`,



n.
1. a substance that provides a high degree of protection against sunburn, often preventing most tanning.
2. a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a substance.
[1975–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunblock - a cream spread on the skinsunblock - 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
ochranný krém proti slunci
solcreme
voimakkaasti suojaava aurinkovoide
sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca
日焼け止め
자외선 차단제
solskyddsmedel
ครีมกันแสงอาทิตย์
kem chống nắng

sunblock

[ˈsʌnblɒk] Nfiltro m solar

sunblock

[ˈsʌnblɒk] nécran m total

sunblock

كِريـمٌ لِلْوِقَايَةُ مِنَ الشَّمْس ochranný krém proti slunci solcreme Sonnenschutzcreme αντηλιακό filtro solar voimakkaasti suojaava aurinkovoide écran total sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca crema solare ad alto fattore di protezione 日焼け止め 자외선 차단제 sunblock solkrem krem z filtrem przeciwsłonecznym protector solar, protetor solar солнцезащитный крем solskyddsmedel ครีมกันแสงอาทิตย์ koruyucu güneş kremi kem chống nắng 防晒霜

sunblock

n protector m or filtro or bloqueador m solar
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