UVB
noun Date: 1975 radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 280 to 320 nm in wavelength and that is primarily responsible for sunburn, aging of the skin, and the development of skin cancer

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  • UVB — [yo͞o vē bē′] n. ultraviolet light with a shorter wavelength than UVA and thus closer in size to X rays: sometimes written UV B * * * …   Universalium

  • UVB — sigla ultravioletto lontano …   Dizionario italiano

  • UVB — (ultraviolet B) electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of between 280 and 320 nanometers, radiant component of sunlight which causes sunburn and skin cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • UVB — [yo͞o vē bē′] n. ultraviolet light with a shorter wavelength than UVA and thus closer in size to X rays: sometimes written UV B …   English World dictionary

  • UVB — ˌyü(ˌ)vē ˈbē noun : the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 280 to 320 nm in wavelength and from which comes the radiation primarily responsible for sunburn, aging of the skin, and the development of skin cancer * * * UVB… …   Useful english dictionary

  • UVB — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • UVB — Die Abkürzung UVB steht für: Ultraviolettstrahlung im Wellenlängenbereich von 280 bis 315 nm UV bestrahltes Blut Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • UVB — Abbreviation for ultraviolet B. * * * ultraviolet B * * * UVB bē n radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from 280 to 320 nm in wavelength and that is primarily responsible for sunburn, aging of the skin, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • UVB — noun UVB is used before these nouns: ↑radiation …   Collocations dictionary

  • UVB — UK [ˌjuː viː ˈbiː] / US [ˌju vɪ ˈbɪ] noun [uncountable] light from the sun that has a fairly short wavelength and causes skin to go brown and look older. UVB is an abbreviation for ultraviolet B rays …   English dictionary

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