Noun(1) a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun(2) a light brown the color of topaz(3) ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
Verb(1) treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather(2) get a tan, from wind or sun
Adjective(1) of a light yellowish-brown color
(1) The overriding colours are natural hues of tan , brown and olive greens contrasted with a bright white base, to give a soft, earthy look.(2) They were dressed in tan and gray short-sleeved uniforms, and they all bore holstered guns.(3) Its offices, decorated in shades of pastel yellow and tan , looked perfectly professional - even stylish.(4) I don't burn either, which is nice, but even if I spend eight hours under the Mediterranean sun, I don't tan .(5) Most important, I'd like something that does not make me look washed-out or in need of a tan .(6) For a fixed monthly price, you can tan as much as you want.(7) If these critters are a problem I cover up, if not I wear shorts and short sleeve shirts with lots of P20 once a day sun filter, you will tan without burning.(8) The solution in the airbrush contains self-tanner, bronzer and a moisturizer, and results in a perfectly even all-over tan .(9) He was wearing tan slacks and a shirt that brought out the color in his green eyes.(10) She wears a tan baseball cap and a short-sleeved striped shirt.(11) If you love the sun, you can tan with a Playboy bunny sticker near your bikini line.(12) Her nails are short and not in the least scary, there is no electric tan , deathly blonde hair or sticky lipstick.(13) They are usually brown, but can vary in colour from light tan to black.(14) I'm convinced she got me addicted to girls with large eyes, hers a sparkling grey/blue nestled amongst long, light tan lashes.(15) She recently had her dark hair cut short and now wears it gamine and honey-coloured, which suits her clean bone structure and a light summer tan .(16) If you do not plan to tan the hide immediately after skinning it, remove as much of the flesh, fat, membranous tissue as possible.
(1) get a tan :: kry 'n bietjie kleur
1. topaz ::
2. become suntanned ::
3. get a suntan ::
kry 'n zonnebrand
4. brown ::
6. bronze ::
7. yellowish-brown ::
8. light brown ::
9. pale brown ::
10. beige ::
11. tawny ::
Different Formstan, tans
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