UVC

noun
\ ˌyü-(ˌ)vē-ˈsē How to pronounce UVC (audio) \

Definition of UVC

: radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 200 to 280 nm in wavelength and that is more hazardous than UVB but is mostly absorbed by earth's upper atmosphere

First Known Use of UVC

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“UVC.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/UVC. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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UVC

noun
\ -ˈsē How to pronounce UVC (audio) \

Medical Definition of UVC

: radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 200 to 280 nm in wavelength and that is more hazardous than UVB but is mostly absorbed by the earth's upper atmosphere

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