sunlamp
noun Date: 1885 an electric lamp designed to emit radiation of wavelengths from ultraviolet to infrared

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sunlamp — ☆ sunlamp [sun′lamp΄ ] n. an electric lamp that radiates ultraviolet rays, used for tanning the body and therapeutically as a substitute for sunlight …   English World dictionary

  • sunlamp — UK [ˈsʌnˌlæmp] / US noun [countable] Word forms sunlamp : singular sunlamp plural sunlamps a lamp that produces a type of light that you use to make your skin darker …   English dictionary

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  • sunlamp — noun a) A lamp that produces ultraviolet radiation; used for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes. b) A high intensity lamp, used to produce an illusion of daylight …   Wiktionary

  • sunlamp — sun·lamp sən .lamp n an electric lamp designed to emit radiation of wavelengths from ultraviolet to infrared and used esp. for therapeutic purposes or for producing a tan artificially …   Medical dictionary

  • sunlamp — sun|lamp [ˈsʌnlæmp] n a lamp that produces a special light used for making your skin brown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sunlamp — sun|lamp [ sʌn,læmp ] noun count a LAMP that produces a type of light that you use to make your skin darker …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sunlamp — see sun lamp …   English dictionary

  • sunlamp — n. special lamp that emits ultraviolet rays (used for therapeutic reasons and for artificial suntanning) …   English contemporary dictionary

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