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sun·tan

 (sŭn′tăn′)
n.
A darkened coloring of the skin resulting from exposure to the sun.

sun′tanned′ adj.

suntan

(ˈsʌnˌtæn)
n
(Physiology)
a. a brownish colouring of the skin caused by the formation of the pigment melanin within the skin on exposure to the ultraviolet rays of the sun or a sunlamp. Often shortened to: tan
b. (as modifier): suntan oil.
ˈsunˌtanned adj

sun•tan

(ˈsʌnˌtæn)

n., v. -tanned, -tan•ning. n.
1. a darkening of the skin caused by exposure to sunlight or a sunlamp.
2. a light to medium yellow-brown.
v.t., v.i.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suntan - a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sunsuntan - a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
hyperpigmentation - unusual darkening of the skin
Verb1.suntan - get a tan from being exposed to the sun
bronze, tan - get a tan, from wind or sun
Translations
إسْمِرار الوَجْه، تَسَفُّعسُمْرَةُ الشَّمْس
opálení
blive brunblive solbrændtsolbrændthed
rusketusruskettaaruskettua
preplanulost
sólbrúnka
小麦色の日焼け
선탠
porjavetizagorelost
solbränna
ผิวหนังเป็นสีน้ำตาลเนื่องจากตากแดด
sự rám nắng

suntan

[ˈsʌntæn]
A. Nbronceado m, moreno m (Sp)
to get a suntanbroncearse, ponerse moreno (Sp)
B. CPD suntan lotion Nbronceador m

suntan

[ˈsʌntæn] nbronzage m
to have a suntan → être bronzé(e)suntan lotion nlotion f solaire, lait m solaire

suntan

[ˈsʌnˌtæn] nabbronzatura, tintarella

sun

(san) noun
1. the round body in the sky that gives light and heat to the earth. The Sun is nearly 150 million kilometres away from the Earth.
2. any of the fixed stars. Do other suns have planets revolving round them?
3. light and heat from the sun; sunshine. We sat in the sun; In Britain they don't get enough sun; The sun has faded the curtains.
verbpast tense, past participle sunned
to expose (oneself) to the sun's rays. He's sunning himself in the garden.
ˈsunless adjective
without sun, or lacking sunlight. a sunless room.
ˈsunny adjective
1. filled with sunshine. sunny weather.
2. cheerful and happy. The child has a sunny nature.
ˈsunniness noun
ˈsunbathe verb
to lie or sit in the sun, especially wearing few clothes, in order to get a suntan.
ˈsunbeam noun
a ray of the sun.
ˈsunburn noun
the brown or red colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun's rays.
ˈsunburned, ˈsunburnt adjective
sunburnt faces.
ˈsundial noun
a device, usually in a garden, for telling time from the shadow of a rod or plate on its surface cast by the sun.
ˈsundown noun
(especially American) sunset.
ˈsunflower noun
a type of large yellow flower with petals like rays of the sun, from whose seeds we get oil.
ˈsunglasses noun plural
glasses of dark-coloured glass or plastic to protect the eyes in bright sunlight.
ˈsunlight noun
the light of the sun. The cat was sitting in a patch of sunlight.
ˈsunlit adjective
lighted up by the sun. a sunlit room.
ˈsunrise noun
the rising of the sun in the morning, or the time of this.
ˈsunset noun
the setting of the sun, or the time of this. the red glow of the sunset.
ˈsunshade noun
a type of umbrella for sheltering a person from the sun; a parasol.
ˈsunshine noun
1. the light of the sun. The children were playing in the sunshine.
2. cheerfulness or happiness.
ˈsunstroke noun
a serious illness caused by being in very hot sunshine for too long.
ˈsuntan noun
a brown colour of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. I'm trying to get a suntan.
catch the sun
to become sunburnt.
under the sun
in the whole world. I'm sure that he must have visited every country under the sun.

suntan

سُمْرَةُ الشَّمْس opálení solbrændthed Sonnenbräune μαύρισμα από τον ήλιο bronceado, moreno rusketus bronzage preplanulost abbronzatura 小麦色の日焼け 선탠 bruine kleur brunfarge opalenizna bronzeado загар solbränna ผิวหนังเป็นสีน้ำตาลเนื่องจากตากแดด bronzlaşma sự rám nắng 晒黑

suntan

n bronceado; to get a — broncearse
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