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the part of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths shorter than light but longer than X-rays; in the range 0.4 × 10--6 and 1 × 10--8 metres
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Pertaining to ultraviolet radiation. Abbreviated UV.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


(1) See ultraviolet light.

(2) A cloud-based storage locker for licensed content from the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (see DECE). Under the Digital HD brand, purchases of Blu-ray discs with redeemable coupons and purchases of movies and TV shows (not rental) from participating online retailers entitles users to keep their content in the UltraViolet cloud and stream or download it as required.

Depending on the retailer's agreement, content might be sharable with friends and family, and parental access can be applied. A physical disc may also be obtainable. See Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack and media locker.
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According to the light wave length it may divide into the ultraviolet ray pollution, the infrared light pollution and the laser pollution and so on.
It's precisely when you can't feel the burn that the sun's ultraviolet rays can cause considerable retinal damage."
Therefore it is important to know how to obtain the right amount of sunlight without exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays.
Kewpie has recently obtained new data that demonstrates that Hyabest (S) LF-P taken orally suppresses the damage of the skin by ultraviolet rays. Kewpie released the data at the International Society for Hyaluronan Sciences in June.
Washington, May 11 ( ANI ): Sunless tanning products - whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills - have been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but young women likely will not use them if the products don't provide the perfect tan, according to a Baylor University researcher.
The glasses provide 99.9% protection from ultraviolet rays and can be enhanced with an anti-scratch coating to prolong lens life.
The primary focus should be how well they protect your eyes from the sun's ultraviolet rays. Most people understand the importance of guarding their skin against potential damage from UV rays, but many don't consider overexposure to the sun as a danger to their eyes.
Marketers of the Foster Grant brand say the danger posed by ultraviolet rays in the winter is higher than in the summer.
Antioxidants - which help protect body cells - in red wine and similarly-coloured fruit and veg act as a "first line of defence" against damaging ultraviolet rays, said the study by German and Israeli scientists.
Skin production of vitamin D, which is stimulated only by ultraviolet rays (the sun, or tanning lamps - not simply "light," as McDonald stated), is capable of providing sufficient vitamin D for the body.
Summary: The sun gives light, warmth and energy but along with those benefits come invisible ultraviolet rays that are harmful to the skin.
Two things that might make you reconsider exposing yourself to those harmful ultraviolet rays: A 22-year-old woman has been left with permanent "panda eyes" after regularly using a sun bed.

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