Definition of Sunblock

1. Noun. A cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn.

Exact synonyms: Sun Blocker, Sunscreen
Generic synonyms: Cream, Emollient, Ointment
Terms within: Paba, Para Aminobenzoic Acid



Definition of Sunblock

1. Noun. a cream, to be spread on the skin, containing organic compounds that absorb, and/or titanium dioxide that reflects the sun’s ultraviolet radiation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunblock

1. a preparation to protect the skin from the sun's rays [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunblock

sunbeams
sunbeamy
sunbeat
sunbed
sunbeds
sunbelt
sunbelts
sunberries
sunberry
sunbird
sunbirds
sunblind
sunblinds
sunblink
sunblinks
sunblock (current term)
sunblocked
sunblocks
sunblush
sunbonnet
sunbonneted
sunbonnets
sunbow
sunbows
sunburn
sunburned
sunburning
sunburns
sunburnt
sunburst

Literary usage of Sunblock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Columbia Adventure Guide by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"Take along sunblock. There can be more than 20 hours of daylight per day ... It's perhaps not surprisingly difficult to buy sunblock in most BC drugstores. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Take along sunblock. There can be more than 20 hours of daylight per day on the ... It's perhaps not surprisingly difficult to buy sunblock in most northern ..."

3. Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Take along some sunblock. There can be more than 20 hours of daylight; also, the farther north you go, ... Choose a sunblock with an SPF of 15 or higher. ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Inside Passage and Coastal Alaska by Lynn Readicker-Henderson (2002)
"Take along some sunblock. There can be more than 20 hours of daylight; also, the farther north you go, ... Choose a sunblock with an SPF of 15 or higher. ..."

5. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2000)
"Take an insect repellent and sunblock cream. A torch (flashlight) may be ... A hat. sunglasses and sunblock cream are indispensable, especially on the ..."

6. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"... its total unpredictability: A day hike begun with sunblock and short sleeves can end up in driving rain and temperatures just 10 degrees above freezing, ..."

7. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Bring sunblock or an umbrella because there's no natural shade. Anse de Colombier is a fabulous off-the-beaten-track beach that can be reached only ..."

8. Adventure Guide to Trinidad & Tobago by Kathleen O'Donnell, S Harry Pefkaros (2000)
"Bring a good sunblock and use it liberally; you'll still get a tan, you just won't look fried. • Immigration & Customs Although we have heard of travelers ..."

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