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ultraviolet

adjective uk   /ˌʌl.trəˈvaɪə.lət/ ( abbreviation UV) us  
Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.
Translations of “ultraviolet”
in Spanish ultravioleta…
in French ultraviolet…
in German das Ultraviolett…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紫外線的…
in Russian ультрафиолетовый…
in Turkish ultraviyole, morötesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紫外线的…
in Polish ultrafioletowy…
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