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tanning

noun

Simple Definition of tanning

  • : the act or process of darkening your skin by exposing it to the bright light of the sun or a special type of lamp

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tanning

  1. 1 :  the art or process by which a skin is tanned

  2. 2 :  a browning of the skin especially by exposure to sun

  3. 3 :  a sound spanking

  4. 4 :  a natural darkening and hardening of the cuticle of an insect immediately after molting

15th Century

First Known Use of tanning

15th century


Medical Dictionary

tanning

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noun tan·ning \ˈtan-iŋ\

Medical Definition of tanning

  1. :  a browning of the skin by exposure to sun






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