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tan adj : of a light yellowish-brown color


1 a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun [syn: suntan, sunburn, burn]
2 a light brown [syn: topaz]
3 ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle [syn: tangent]


1 treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather
2 get a tan, from wind or sun [syn: bronze] [also: tanning, tanned, tannest, tanner]tanner


1 a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970 [syn: sixpence]
2 a craftsman who tans skins and hidestanner See tan

User Contributed Dictionary

see Tanner




  1. A person whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan.
  1. A coin, the sixpenny bit.


person whose occupation is to tan
  • Finnish: parkitsija
  • German: Gerber
  • Spanish: curtidor, curtidora


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Tanner may refer to: Tanner is the name of:
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tanner in German: Tanner
tanner in French: Tanner
tanner in Volapük: Tanner
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