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Noun
A light yellowish-brown color
“The sand is fine, quartz-rich, with small amounts of silt, trace limestone fragments, and light tan in color.”
Noun
A brown or darkened shade of skin developed after exposure to the sun
“His cuffs are rolled up to the elbow, showing off his tan that only highlights exactly how hot this guy is.”
Noun
A dull, heavy blow with a person's fist or a blunt implement
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A traditional South and East Asian unit of weight
Noun
The natural colour, texture, and appearance of a person's skin, especially of the face
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The light or warmth received from the earth's sun
Verb
To strike or hit repeatedly
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“Do you really think that your ability to tan the hide of a child is going to teach them respect?”
Verb
To cause one's skin to turn a golden-brown shade by exposure to the sun
“I got a decent base tan without turning into a blistery tomato.”
Verb
To change an animal hide into leather by soaking it in tannic acid
Tan the hide through and through, the hide for that purpose being immersed in tan liquor for several months, and even years.”
Verb
To expose one's body to the sun in order to relax or to obtain a suntan
Verb
To comprehensively defeat
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To scorch or burn, especially the surface of something
Adjective
Of, or having, a yellowish-brown color
“In her mind were vague memories of a man with a tan jacket, holding a deerskin suitcase.”
Adjective
Having browned or darkened skin, especially from exposure to the sun
“The young woman smiled with a slight blush on her tan skin.”
Adjective
Having a dark complexion
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