Definition of Sun Protection Factor in English :

Define Sun Protection Factor in English

Sun Protection Factor meaning in English

Meaning of Sun Protection Factor in English

Pronunciation of Sun Protection Factor in English

Sun Protection Factor pronunciation in English

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Sun Protection Factor

see synonyms of sun protection factor

Noun

1. spf, sun protection factor

the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

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Sun Protection Factor

see synonyms of sun protection factor
a number indicating the relative effectiveness of a sunblock in preventing certain ultraviolet rays from burning the skin: a higher number indicates a greater degree of protection

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Sun Protection Factor

see synonyms of sun protection factor
n. Abbr. SPF
A measure of the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from ultraviolet radiation, expressed as a number representing the ratio of the minimal ultraviolet dose required to produce erythema with and without sunscreen.

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