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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.
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