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tanning

noun

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

Full Definition of TANNING

1
:  the art or process by which a skin is tanned
2
:  a browning of the skin especially by exposure to sun
3
:  a sound spanking
4
:  a natural darkening and hardening of the cuticle of an insect immediately after molting

First Known Use of TANNING

15th century

tanning

noun tan·ning \ˈtan-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TANNING

:  a browning of the skin by exposure to sun

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