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Tan vs. Tanned

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  • Tan (noun)

    A yellowish-brown colour.

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  • Tan (noun)

    A darkening of the skin resulting from exposure to sunlight or similar light sources.

    "She still has a tan from her vacation in Mexico."

  • Tan (noun)

    The bark of an oak or other tree from which tannic acid is obtained.

  • Tan (noun)

    An Armenian drink made of yoghurt and water similar to airan and doogh

  • Tan (noun)

    , particularly in Cantonese contexts.

  • Tan (noun)

    A twig or small switch.

  • Tan (adjective)

    Of a yellowish-brown.

    "Mine is the white car parked next to the tan pickup truck."

  • Tan (adjective)

    Having dark skin as a result of exposure to the sun.

    "You’re looking very tan this week."

  • Tan (verb)

    To change to a tan colour due to exposure to the sun.

    "No matter how long I stay out in the sun, I never tan. though I do burn."

  • Tan (verb)

    To change an animal hide into leather by soaking it in tannic acid. To work as a tanner.

  • Tan (verb)

    To spank or beat.

  • Tan (numeral)

    The second cardinal number two, formerly used in Celtic areas, especially Cumbria and parts of Yorkshire, for counting sheep, and stitches in knitting.

  • Tanned (adjective)

    Having a suntan.

    "You're looking very tanned."

    "tanned bodies lying on the beach"

  • Tanned (adjective)

    Finished, made using tannic acid (as opposed to abrasion).

  • Tanned (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of tan

Wiktionary
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Webster Dictionary
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  • Tan (noun)

    a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

  • Tan (noun)

    a light brown

  • Tan (noun)

    ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

  • Tan (verb)

    treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather

  • Tan (verb)

    get a tan, from wind or sun

  • Tan (adjective)

    of a light yellowish-brown color

  • Tanned (adjective)

    (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun;

    "a young bronzed Apollo"

  • Tanned (adjective)

    converted to leather by a tanning agent

Princeton's WordNet
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