tanning bed

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tanning bed

n.
A structure lined with sunlamps in which one stands or reclines in order to acquire a suntan. Also called sunbed.
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tan′ning bed`


n.
a boxlike bed having a hinged cover and equipped with sunlamps to produce a suntan.
[1980–85, Amer.]
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"And I want people to read this and think 'do I really need to use a sun bed?' the answer is always no."
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7:00am - Time to roll the towels, inspect the gym and set up the sun beds. You wouldn't think so but setting up a sun bed is a minor art in itself - it's all about getting the angle right so guests can simultaneously read and tan.
Catherine said: "Gemma's death at such a young age, leaving three young children behind her, is unbelievably sad and serves to emphasise the real dangers that sun bed usage can bring.
London, august 17 ( ANI ): Imogen Thomas tweeted pics of herself, lounging on a sun bed in Italy, showing off her cleavage in a glitzy gold string halter neck.
Summary: New Jersey mother charged with child endangerment after allegedly allowing her then five-year-old daughter onto a sun bed.
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"I used to like to get a base tan before going away so would have one sun bed session lasting five to eight minutes before I went, but that was it.
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