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Adjective
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tans, plural;
  1. Of a yellowish-brown color
    • - a tan baseball cap with orange piping
  2. (of a pale-skinned person) Having golden-brown skin after exposure to the sun
    • - she looks tall, tan, and healthy
Abbreviation
  1. Tangent

Verb
  1. (of a pale-skinned person or their skin) Become brown or browner after exposure to the sun
    • - you'll tan very quickly in the pure air
  2. (of the sun) Cause (a pale-skinned person or their skin) to become brown or browner
    • - he looked tanned and fit
  3. Convert (animal skin) into leather by soaking in a liquid containing tannic acid, or by the use of other chemicals

  4. Beat (someone) repeatedly, esp. as a punishment
    • - “If Mickey touches a fishing net, I'll tan his hide!”
Noun
  1. A yellowish-brown color
    • - the overall color scheme of tan and cream
  2. A golden-brown shade of skin developed by pale-skinned people after exposure to the sun

  3. Bark of oak or other trees, bruised and used as a source of tannin for converting hides into leather

  4. Such bark from which the tannin has been extracted, used for covering the ground for walking, riding, children's play, etc., and in gardening


  1. of a light yellowish-brown color
  2. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  3. treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather
  4. a light brown the color of topaz
  5. get a tan, from wind or sun
  6. tangent: ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
  7. Japanese uses a broad array of honorific suffixes for addressing or referring to people. These honorifics are gender-neutral and can be attached to first names as well as surnames.
  8. Midrash Tanhuma (Hebrew: מדרש תנחומא) is the name given to three different collections of Pentateuch haggadot; two are extant, while the third is known only through citations. These midrashim, although bearing the name of R. Tanḥuma, must not be regarded as having been written or edited by him. ...
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  10. Tân is a commune (xã) and village in Lục Ngạn District, Bac Giang Province, in northeastern Vietnam.
  11. A Transaction authentication number, TAN or T.A.N. is used by some online banking services as a form of single use one-time passwords to authorize financial transactions. TANs are a second layer of security above and beyond the traditional single-password authentication.
  12. Chalap or shalap (чалап), also marketed as Tan (Тан) by Enesay (Энесай, шалап shalap), is a beverage common to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. It consists of yogurt, salt, and modernly, carbonated water. The Shoro beverage company markets chalap as "Chalap Shoro" (Чалап Шоро).
  13. A symbol of the trigonometric function tangent
  14. (Tans) Abbreviated name for Black and Tans, the British irregular army group, operating against Irish republicans in the War of Independence 1920/21
  15. (Tanning) An increase in pigment production by the skin. The process decreases the amount of ultraviolet light acting on the skin.
  16. (TANNING) A chemical process which converts the raw hide into a stable product. This process is often accomplished in large vats or drums.
  17. (Tanning) is a method which stabilizes and sanitizes skins. Either a “chrome” or a “vegetable” tanning process is used
  18. (Tanning) A hide or a skin Is converted into leather by a chemical process known as tanning. The two most widely used tanning methods are :-
  19. (tanning) turning raw or green hides into leather.
  20. (Tanning) Process of curing animal or reptile hides and skins into leather.
  21. (Tanning) The conversion of a raw animal skin to a stable, workable, long-lasting material.
  22. (Tanning) The paper has taken on a yellowish or light brown shade from age and exposure to elements or contact with other, cheaper paper.
  23. (Tanning) The process of preparing animal hides for use: tanning prevents decay and permanently softens it. The process involves stretching, scraping, soaking and sometimes smoking a hide.
  24. (Tanning) The process whereby the skin or hide of animals is treated to prevent decay and to impart flexibility and toughness.
  25. (Tanning) a chemical process which converts raw animal hide or skin into leather by impregnating it with tannic acid (usually oak bark), fish oils and animal fats (Chamoising), or alum and salt (tawing).