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Noun: sunscreen  'sún,skreen
  1. A cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
    - sunblock, sun blocker, suncream

Derived forms: sunscreens

Type of: cream, emollient, ointment

Encyclopedia: Sunscreen