- sun·block 'sən-.bläk n a preparation (as a lotion) applied to the skin to prevent sunburn (as by physically blocking out ultraviolet radiation) also its active ingredient (as titanium dioxide) compare sunscreen
* * *sun·block (sunґblok″) a topical protective agent, such as one containing zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, that prevents sunlight from reaching the skin; the term is often used interchangeably with sunscreen.
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sunblock — [sun′bläk΄] n. 1. a substance, as para aminobenzoic acid, used in lotions, cosmetics, etc. to block certain ultraviolet rays of the sun and reduce the danger of sunburn; sunscreen 2. a lotion, cosmetic, etc. containing this: Also written sun… … English World dictionary
sunblock — UK [ˈsʌnˌblɒk] / US [ˈsʌnˌblɑk] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms sunblock : singular sunblock plural sunblocks a cream that you can rub onto your skin to stop it from being burned by the sun … English dictionary
sunblock — [[t]sʌ̱nblɒk[/t]] sunblocks N MASS Sunblock is a cream which you put on your skin to protect it completely from the sun … English dictionary
sunblock — noun Date: 1972 a preparation (as a lotion) applied to the skin to prevent sunburn (as by physically blocking out ultraviolet radiation); also its active ingredient (as titanium dioxide) compare sunscreen … New Collegiate Dictionary
sunblock — /sun blok /, n. 1. a substance that provides a high degree of protection against sunburn, often preventing most tanning as well as burning, as by obstructing the penetration of ultraviolet rays. 2. a lotion, cream, etc., containing such a… … Universalium
sunblock — 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 Syn: sunscreen … Wiktionary
sunblock — sun|block [ˈsʌnblɔk US bla:k] n [U and C] cream or oil that you rub into your skin, in order to completely stop the sun s light from burning you →↑sunscreen … Dictionary of contemporary English