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sunlamp

[suhn-lamp] /ˈsʌnˌlæmp/
noun
1.
a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used as a therapeutic device, for obtaining an artificial suntan, etc.
2.
a lamp used in motion-picture photography, having parabolic mirrors arranged to direct and concentrate the light.
Origin of sunlamp
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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