sunlamp

[ suhn-lamp ]
/ ˈsʌnˌlæmp /

noun

a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used as a therapeutic device, for obtaining an artificial suntan, etc.
a lamp used in motion-picture photography, having parabolic mirrors arranged to direct and concentrate the light.

Nearby words

  1. sunk fence,
  2. sunk relief,
  3. sunken,
  4. sunken garden,
  5. sunket,
  6. sunless,
  7. sunlessly,
  8. sunlight,
  9. sunlight peak,
  10. sunlit

Origin of sunlamp

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for sun lamp

sun lamp

noun

a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used for obtaining an artificial suntan, for muscular therapy, etc
a lamp used in film studios, etc, to give an intense beam of light by means of parabolic mirrors
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