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windburn

[′win‚bərn]
(botany)
Injury to plant foliage, caused by strong, hot, dry winds.
(medicine)
A superficial inflammation of the skin, analogous to sunburn, caused by exposure to wind, especially a hot dry wind, inducing a dilation of the surface blood vessels.
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You may have experienced a sunburn on top of a windburn, which is why you thought the windburn to be more painful.
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It is beneficial to the skin during harsh weather conditions and is an excellent guard against windburn, according to the company.
PROTECT recently-planted evergreen shrubs from windburn with a screen of netting.
Good evergreen shrubs for the coast include most of those greyish leaves, the gold and green Eleagnus pungens, skimmia, and Garrya elliptica, which has impressive winter catkins but is susceptible to some windburn of the leaves.
Neck and face warmers and hats will protect from windburn and keep the heat trapped in100 percent protective sunglasses or goggles will protect and relax your eyesRemember the sunscreen and lipglossSki helmets for kids are a must to keep heads safe.
I have a tan alright - but I think most people call it windburn.