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Meaning of UV

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  radiation lying in the ultraviolet range; wave lengths shorter than light but longer than X rays
 

UV is a 2 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: ultraviolet, ultraviolet illumination, ultraviolet light, ultraviolet radiation
 
 See Also: actinic radiation, actinic ray

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths between 200 nanometers and 400 nanometers. Exposure to excessive UV radiation damages DNA and can cause health problems such as skin cancer and cataracts in the eyes.
 

 

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