post·​burn | \ ˌpōst-ˈbərn How to pronounce postburn (audio) \

Definition of postburn

: occurring after a burn postburn first aid postburn scarring : in the period following injury from a burn a postburn patient

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Other Words from postburn

postburn adverb
care given 30 minutes postburn

Examples of postburn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The skin softener also seals moisture into the skin and can thwart postburn itch. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "Make This DIY Cooling Body Butter To Soothe Sunburned Skin," 7 June 2017

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First Known Use of postburn

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postburn was in 1947

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“Postburn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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