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Tattoo vs. Tat

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Tattoonoun

An image made in the skin with ink and a needle.

Tatnoun

Cheap and vulgar tastelessness; sleaze.

Tattoonoun

A method of decorating the skin by inserting colored substances under the surface. The skin is punctured with a sharp instrument, which now is usually a solenoid-driven needle, that carries the inks to lower layers of the skin.

Tatnoun

Cheap, tasteless, useless goods; trinkets.

Tattoonoun

(military) A drum performance or display

Tatnoun

Gunny cloth made from the fibre of the Corchorus olitorius (jute).

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Tattoonoun

(nautical) A signal played five minutes before taps (lights out).

Tatnoun

A pony.

Tattoonoun

A signal by drum or bugle ordering soldiers to return to their quarters.

Tatnoun

(slang) A tattoo.

Tattoonoun

A military display or pageant.

Tatverb

To make (something by) tatting.

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Tattoonoun

A breed of pony from India; a pony of that breed.

Tatnoun

Gunny cloth made from the fiber of the Corchorus olitorius, or jute.

Tattooverb

To apply a tattoo to (someone or something).

Tatnoun

A pony.

Tattooverb

To tap rhythmically on, to drum.

Tatnoun

tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar

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Tattooverb

(baseball) To hit the ball hard, as if to figuratively leave a tattoo on the ball.

‘Jones tattoos one into the gap in left; that will clear the bases.’;

Tatnoun

a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture

Tattoonoun

A beat of drum, or sound of a trumpet or bugle, at night, giving notice to soldiers to retreat, or to repair to their quarters in garrison, or to their tents in camp.

Tatverb

make lacework by knotting or looping

Tattoonoun

An indelible mark or figure made by puncturing the skin and introducing some pigment into the punctures; - a mode of ornamentation practiced by various barbarous races, both in ancient and modern times, and also by some among civilized nations, especially by sailors.

Tattooverb

To color, as the flesh, by pricking in coloring matter, so as to form marks or figures which can not be washed out.

Tattoonoun

a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters

Tattoonoun

a design on the skin made by tattooing

Tattoonoun

the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining

Tattooverb

stain (skin) with indelible color

Tattoonoun

an evening drum or bugle signal recalling soldiers to their quarters

‘a military tattoo takes place with clockwork precision’;

Tattoonoun

an entertainment consisting of music, marching, and the performance of displays and exercises by military personnel

‘a crash involving two Russian jet fighters at the International Air Tattoo’; ‘a visit to Edinburgh during the Festival includes a visit to the Tattoo’;

Tattoonoun

a rhythmic tapping or drumming

‘she tapped her fingers in a nervous tattoo’;

Tattoonoun

a design made by tattooing

‘they were muscle-bound men covered in scars and tattoos’;

Tattooverb

mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin

‘his cheek was tattooed with a winged fist’;

Tattooverb

make (an indelible design) on a part of the body by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin

‘he has a heart tattooed on his left hand’;

Tattoo

A tattoo is a form of body modification made by inserting ink, dyes, and/or pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to form a design. The art of making tattoos is tattooing.

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