verb (used with object), tanned, tanning.
to convert (a hide) into leather, especially by soaking or steeping in a bath prepared from tanbark or synthetically.
to make brown by exposure to ultraviolet rays, as of the sun.
Informal. to thrash; spank.
verb (used without object), tanned, tanning.
to become tanned.
the brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun or open air.
yellowish brown; light brown.
adjective, tanner, tannest.
of the color of tan; yellowish-brown.
used in or relating to tanning processes, materials, etc.
tan someone’s hide, Informal. to beat someone soundly:
She threatened to tan our hides if she found us on her property again.
the brown colour produced by the skin after intensive exposure to ultraviolet rays, esp those of the sun
a light or moderate yellowish-brown colour
short for tanbark
verb tans, tanning, tanned
to go brown or cause to go brown after exposure to ultraviolet rays: she tans easily
to convert (a skin or hide) into leather by treating it with a tanning agent, such as vegetable tannins, chromium salts, fish oils, or formaldehyde
(transitive) (slang) to beat or flog
adjective tanner, tannest
of the colour tan: tan gloves
used in or relating to tanning
tangent (sense 2)
Abbreviation of tangent
teeny area network
noun, plural Tannenbäume [tah-nuh n-boi-muh] /ˈtɑ nənˌbɔɪ mə/ (Show IPA). English, Tannenbaums. German. 1. a Christmas tree.
noun 1. a village formerly in East Prussia, now in N Poland: major German victory over the Russians 1914. noun 1. a village in N Poland, formerly in East Prussia: site of a decisive defeat of the Teutonic Knights by the Poles in 1410 and of a decisive German victory over the Russians in 1914 […]
noun 1. a person whose occupation it is to tan hides. adjective 1. comparative of tan1 . noun 1. British Slang. a sixpenny piece. noun 1. Henry Ossawa [os-uh-wuh] /ˈɒs ə wə/ (Show IPA), 1859–1937, U.S. painter, in France after 1891. verb (used with object), tanned, tanning. 1. to convert (a hide) into leather, especially […]
- Tanner growth chart
Tanner growth chart Tan·ner growth chart (tān’ər) n. A series of charts for measuring different aspects of the physical development of children according to sex, age, and stages of puberty.