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Definition of Tan
Tan Tan, v. t.
To thrash or beat; to flog; to switch. [Colloq.]
TanTan Tan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tanned; p. pr. & vb. n.
Tanning.] [F. tanner, LL. tannare. See Tan, n.]
1. To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by
usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some
other bark, whereby it is impregnated with tannin, or
tannic acid (which exists in several species of bark), and
is thus rendered firm, durable, and in some degree
impervious to water.
Note: The essential result in tanning is due to the fact that
the tannins form, with gelatins and albuminoids, a
series of insoluble compounds which constitute leather.
Similar results may be produced by the use of other
reagents in place of tannin, as alum, and some acids or
chlorides, which are employed in certain processes of
2. To make brown; to imbrown, as by exposure to the rays of
the sun; as, to tan the skin. TanTan Tan, n. [Chin.]
See Picul. TanTan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar;
or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir,
oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. Tawny.]
1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and
broken by a mill, for tanning hides; -- so called both
before and after it has been used. Called also tan bark.
2. A yellowish-brown color, like that of tan.
3. A brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun;
as, hands covered with tan.
Tan bed (Hort.), a bed made of tan; a bark bed.
Tan pickle, the liquor used in tanning leather.
Tan spud, a spud used in stripping bark for tan from trees.
Tan stove. See Bark stove, under Bark.
Tan vat, a vat in which hides are steeped in liquor with
Tan Tan, v. i.
To get or become tanned.
Meaning of Tan from wikipedia
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(Arabic: طانطان, Berber
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is a pale tone of brown. The name is derived
(oak bark) used in the tanning
of leather. The first recorded
use of tan
as a color
-1, or tan
−1 may refer
−1y = tan
−1(x), sometimes interpreted
as arctan(x) or arctangent
of x, the compositional inverse
) is a chemical
compound, a nitride
of tantalum. There
are multiple phases
of compounds, stoichimetrically
from Ta2N to Ta3N5, including TaN
An is the capital
city of Long An Province
in Mekong Delta region
of Vietnam. It was upgraded
from town status
to city status
on 26 August
- Tan Tan Airport
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as Plage Blanche
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