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sunblock

[suhn-blok] /ˈsʌnˌblɒk/
noun
1.
a substance that provides a high degree of protection against sunburn, often preventing most tanning as well as burning, as by obstructing the penetration of ultraviolet rays.
2.
a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a substance.
Origin of sunblock
1975-1980
1975-80; sun + block
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  • Grab some sangria and sunblock and head to Spain, where a relaxing getaway with an exciting culinary scene is calling your name.

    Fresh Picks Joey Campanaro April 5, 2010

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