[ suhn-lamp ]
/ ˈsʌnˌlæmp /
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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.
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Origin of sunlamp
First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for sunlamp
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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