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sun protection factor: the effectiveness of suntanning preparations in protecting the skin from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet radiation, as rated on a scale of increasing protectiveness from 2 to 15 or sometimes higher. Unabridged
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sender policy framework: a mechanism designed to prevent an e-mail address being duplicated and used as a false address from which to send unsolicited e-mails
sun protection factor: an indicator of how effectively a sun cream, lotion, cosmetic, etc, protects the skin from the harmful rays of the sun: SPF 25
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sun protection factor

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