windburn


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wind·burn

 (wĭnd′bûrn′)
n.
An irritation or chafing of the skin caused by long exposure to the wind.

wind′burned′ adj.

windburn

(ˈwɪndˌbɜːn)
n
(Pathology) irritation and redness of the skin caused by prolonged exposure to winds of high velocity
ˈwindˌburnt, ˈwindˌburned adj

wind•burn

(ˈwɪndˌbɜrn)

n.
an inflammation of the skin caused by overexposure to the wind.
[1920–25]
wind′burned`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windburn - redness and irritation of the skin caused by exposure to high-velocity wind
erythema - abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
Translations

windburn

[ˈwɪndˌbɜːn] N to get windburncurtirse al viento

wind·burn

n. quemadura por el viento.

windburn

n sequedad f y ardor de la piel producidos por el viento
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