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Examples from the Web for uv
The SunSprite has a UV sensor, which warns you when the rays get intense enough to cause sunburn.Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder With This New Tracker
November 7, 2014
According to recent studies, 80 percent of skin aging is a result of UV rays.Is the Facekini the Future of Beachwear?
August 23, 2014
After their poop is collected, it is run under a UV light to sanitize it.I Got a $180 Bird-Poop Facial
August 6, 2013
I don't look at 'em as some people do; uv course they're a necessity—just as men are.A Little Book of Profitable Tales
I kep' savin' uv it thinkin' I'd enjoy it all the more when I did hev it.
When he's only nine he's lost eggzac'ly one-tenth uv his dread o' dyin'.
Pop might uv come home an' I'd like to see ef he'd take notice to it.A Voice in the Wilderness
Grace Livingston Hill
Well, I nussed her and I nussed all uv their chillun; that I did, sah.Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)
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Word Origin and History for uv
abbreviation of ultraviolet, by 1928.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Psoralen and ultraviolet light; a treatment for psoriasis combining the oral administration of psoralen with subsequent exposure to long wavelength ultraviolet light.
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