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sunburn

Definitions of sunburn
  1. noun
    redness of the skin caused by exposure to the rays of the sun
    synonyms: erythema solare
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    type of:
    erythema
    abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
    first-degree burn
    burn causing redness of the skin surface
  2. noun
    a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    synonyms: burn, suntan, tan
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    type of:
    hyperpigmentation
    unusual darkening of the skin
  3. verb
    get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
    synonyms: burn
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    type of:
    color, colour, discolor, discolour
    change color, often in an undesired manner
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