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windburn

[wind-burn] /ˈwɪndˌbɜrn/
noun
1.
an inflammation of the skin, especially that of the face and hands, caused by overexposure to the wind.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; wind1 + burn1
Related forms
windburned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wind burn

windburn

/ˈwɪndˌbɜːn/
noun
1.
irritation and redness of the skin caused by prolonged exposure to winds of high velocity
Derived Forms
windburnt, windburned, adjective
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wind burn in Medicine

windburn wind·burn (wĭnd'bûrn')
n.
A reddened irritation of the skin caused by exposure to the wind.

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