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tan·ning

 (tăn′ĭng)
n.
1. The art or process of making leather from rawhides.
2.
a. Darkening of the skin by exposure to the sun.
b. Darkening of the skin by various other means such as sprays, lotions, or artificial sunlight.
3. Informal A beating; a whipping.

tanning

(ˈtænɪŋ)
n
1. the act of causing (one's skin) to tan
2. (Tanning) the act tanning a skin or hide

tan•ning

(ˈtæn ɪŋ)

n.
1. the process or art of converting hides or skins into leather.
2. a browning or darkening of the skin, as by exposure to the sun.
3. a thrashing; whipping.
[1475–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tanning - process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet lighttanning - process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
2.tanning - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishmenttanning - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, lacing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
self-flagellation - self-punishment inflicted by whipping
horsewhipping - the act of whipping with a horsewhip; "that villain needs a good horsewhipping"
3.tanning - making leather from rawhide
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
Translations

tanning

[ˈtænɪŋ]
A. N
1. [of leather] → curtido m
2.zurra f
to give sb a tanningzurrar a algn
B. CPD tanning cream, tanning lotion Nbronceador m

tanning

[ˈtænɪŋ] n [leather] → tannage m

tanning

n
(of hides)Gerben nt; (= craft)Gerberei f
(= punishment)Tracht fPrügel; to give somebody a tanningjdm das Fell gerben

tanning

[ˈtænɪŋ] n
a. (by sun) → abbronzatura; (of leather) → conciatura
b. (fam) (beating) → botte fpl

tanning

n. bronceamiento de la piel por medio de rayos ultravioleta.
References in classic literature ?
To be sure, it might be nothing but a good coat of tropical tanning; but I never heard of a hot sun's tanning a white man into a purplish yellow one.
In the very aspect of those primitive and rugged trees there was, methinks, a tanning principle which hardened and consolidated the fibers of men's thoughts.
But it is not the part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious; and tanning their skins for shoes is not the best use to which they can be put.
I would have them of even length before you begin your tanning.
But he found the hide had dried as stiff as a board, and as he knew naught of tanning, he was forced to abandon his cherished plan.
When the Lord removes my father, I shall have his tanning yard and his leather factory.
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even and streak-tan on your saves getting while also making hands the backs of your tanning and feet, ankles, hands easy.