What does sunburn mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tan, suntan, sunburn, burn(noun)

    a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

  2. sunburn, erythema solare(verb)

    redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun

  3. sunburn, burn(verb)

    get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun


  1. sunburn(Noun)

    A burn on the skin caused by excess exposure to the sun's rays.

  2. sunburn(Verb)

    To receive a sunburn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunburn(verb)

    to burn or discolor by the sun; to tan

  2. Sunburn(noun)

    the burning or discoloration produced on the skin by the heat of the sun; tan

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sunburn

    An injury to the skin causing erythema, tenderness, and sometimes blistering and resulting from excessive exposure to the sun. The reaction is produced by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.

How to pronounce sunburn?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say sunburn in sign language?

  1. sunburn


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunburn in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunburn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sunburn in a Sentence

  1. Jared Walczak:

    A good way to enjoy the experiences of summer early is to get a winter sunburn.

  2. Linda Pietk:

    It wasn’t painful, just slightly uncomfortable, afterward, my face felt warm, was slightly red and a bit swollen. It appeared as if I had sunburn.

  3. Dawn Holman:

    Each phase of life matters, so even if you've never used sunscreen in the past, you're still going to reap benefits by starting today, by staying sun-safe and avoiding sunburn, you still have a chance to reduce your risk.

  4. David Fisher:

    My suspicion is, at the end of the day, because darkly-pigmented humans can still sunburn like crazy, melanin is not like a roof over your head. So it only has a certain amount of efficacy, so I'm not shocked that the increase was modest.

  5. David Leffell:

    The scientific facts are inescapable — regular use of sun protection reduces skin cancer and cancer precursors, the benefits of sun protection and the incontrovertible evidence of sunburn and chronic sun exposure as a cause of about 60 % of melanomas should inspire people to continue reasonable sun protection if they fit into the moderate to high risk groups, and even if they don’t.

Images & Illustrations of sunburn

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