tanning bed


: a machine that people lie in while being exposed to bright light in order to darken their skin

Examples of tanning bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even today, new diagnoses are the legacy of the lack of awareness of sun damage in the 1950s, as well as the sun tanning and tanning bed culture of the 1980s and ’90s. Sandra E. Garcia, New York Times, 12 Aug. 2023 The reality is that just one tanning bed session before age 35 can increase your chances of developing melanoma by 75%. Refinery29 Staff, refinery29.com, 30 May 2023 After Sheila ended up in a tanning bed time machine sometime in the future, she’s been coming back to this moment and reliving the same day over and over. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 6 Apr. 2023

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“Tanning bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tanning%20bed. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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