HyperDic: tan

English > 6 senses of the word tan:
NOUNstatetan, suntan, sunburn, burna browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
attributetan, topaza light brown the color of topaz
relationtan, tangentratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
VERBchangetantreat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather
bodytan, bronzeget a tan, from wind or sun
ADJECTIVEalltanof a light yellowish-brown color
tan > pronunciation
Soundstae'n
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
English > tan: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a light yellowish-brown color.
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishcanela
Catalancanyella
English > tan: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun.
Synonymssuntan, sunburn, burn
Broaderhyperpigmentationunusual darkening of the skin
Spanishbronceado, morenez, moreno, tostado
Catalanbronzejat, cremada
Verbstanget a tan, from wind or sun
English > tan: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA light brown the color of topaz.
Synonymtopaz
Broaderlight brownA brown that is light but unsaturated
Spanishcanela, marrón amarillento, topacio
Catalancanyella, topazi
English > tan: 6 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningRatio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.
Synonymtangent
Broadertrigonometric function, circular functionfunction of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
Spanishtangente
Catalantangent
English > tan: 6 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningtreat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Entailed bystufftreat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting
Narrowerbarktan (a skin) with bark tannins
Broaderconvertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something
Spanishcurtir, oscurecer
Catalanadobar, blanquejar
Nounstannera craftsman who tans skins and hides
tanneryworkplace where skins and hides are tanned
tanningmaking leather from rawhide
English > tan: 6 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningGet a tan, from wind or sun.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymbronze
NarrowersuntanGet a tan from being exposed to the sun
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishbroncearse, broncear, curtir, tostarse, tostar
Catalanbronzejar-se, embrunir-se, emmorenir, enfosquir, obscurir, torrar-se, torrar
Nounstana browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
tanningprocess in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light

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