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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 ?
Necklaces of lion and tiger-teeth, bits of dried meat, finely tanned hides and earthen pots, beautifully decorated, they thrust upon us until we were loaded down, and all the while Al-tan glared balefully upon us, seemingly jealous of the attentions heaped upon us because we had served Chal-az.
I used to be scared of him all the time, he tanned me so much.
Now Arthur had been to Nottingham Town the day before Little John set forth on his errand, there to sell a halfscore of tanned cowhides.
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.
She was sixteen now, though she easily might have passed for nineteen, and she was very good to look upon, with her black hair and her tanned skin and all the freshness and purity of health and innocence.