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tan 1

 (tăn)
v. tanned, tan·ning, tans
v.tr.
1. To convert (an animal hide) into leather by subjecting it to a chemical process that stabilizes the proteins, making it less susceptible to decay.
2.
a. To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by exposure to the sun.
b. To make (a person or a person's skin) darker by exposure to artificial sunlight or by the application of certain chemicals, often in the form of sprays or lotions.
3. Informal To thrash; beat.
v.intr.
To become darker from exposure to the sun or artificial sunlight, or from the application of certain chemicals.
n.
1. A light or moderate yellowish brown to brownish orange.
2.
a. A suntan.
b. An artificially created suntan.
3. Tanbark.
4.
a. Tannin.
b. A solution derived from tannin.
adj. tan·ner, tan·nest
1. Light or moderate yellowish-brown to brownish-orange.
2. Having a suntan or the appearance of a suntan.
3. Used in or relating to tanning.

[Middle English tannen, from Old English *tannian, from Medieval Latin tannāre, from tannum, tanbark, probably of Celtic origin.]

tan′nish adj.

tan 2

abbr. Mathematics
tangent

Tan

 (tăn)
n. pl. Tan or Tans
See Tanka.

tanned

(tænd)
adj
(of skin or person) brown or bronzed after exposure to the sun or UV rays
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tanned - (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun; "a young bronzed Apollo"
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"
2.tanned - converted to leather by a tanning agent
untanned - not converted to leather by a tanning agent; "a whip made of untanned hide"
Translations
opálenývyčiněnývydělaný
solbrændt
ruskettunut
preplanuo
napbarnított
sólbrúnn
日焼け色の
황갈색의
zagorel
solbränd
ที่มีผิวสีแทน
bronzlaşmışgüneşte yanmış
rám nắng

tanned

[tænd] ADJmoreno, bronceado

tanned

[ˈtænd] adj (= brown) → bronzé(e)

tanned

adj
personbraun (gebrannt)
skinsgegerbt

tanned

[tænd] adjabbronzato/a

tan

(tӕn) past tense, past participle tanned verb
1. to make an animal's skin into leather (by treating it with certain substances).
2. to (cause a person's skin to) become brown in the sun. She was tanned by the sun.
noun, adjective
(of) a light brown colour. tan shoes.
noun
suntan tanned skin. He came back from holiday with a tan.
tanned adjective
sunburnt. a tanned face.
ˈtanner noun
a person who tans leather.
ˈtanneryplural ˈtanneries noun
a place where leather is tanned.

tanned

بَشَرَةٌ برُونْزيُّ اللُّوْن opálený solbrændt braungebrannt μαυρισμένος bronceado ruskettunut bronzé preplanuo abbronzato 日焼け色の 황갈색의 gebruind solbrun opalony bronzeado загорелый solbränd ที่มีผิวสีแทน güneşte yanmış rám nắng 晒成褐色的
References in classic literature ?
There was a building in which the bristles were cleaned and dried, for the making of hair cushions and such things; there was a building where the skins were dried and tanned, there was another where heads and feet were made into glue, and another where bones were made into fertilizer.
A tanned skin is something more than respectable, and perhaps olive is a fitter color than white for a man--a denizen of the woods.
I used to be scared of him all the time, he tanned me so much.
But Julia keeps no diary in these days; never sings Affection's Dirge; eternally quarrels with the old Scotch Croesus, who is a sort of yellow bear with a tanned hide.
He sank down upon the tanned ox-hide, and lay there dying.
His garment was of the simplest form imaginable, being a close jacket with sleeves, composed of the tanned skin of some animal, on which the hair had been originally left, but which had been worn of in so many places, that it would have been difficult to distinguish from the patches that remained, to what creature the fur had belonged.
The sun has tanned her complexion, but when she has been two or three times to the bath, and is fittingly dressed, you will see how much her beauty will be increased.