What is tan?

  • (verb): Treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather.
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "tan":

  • (verb): Get a tan, from wind or sun.
    Synonyms: bronze
  • (adj): Of a light yellowish-brown color.
  • (noun): A browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun.
    Synonyms: suntan, sunburn, burn
  • (noun): A light brown.
    Synonyms: topaz
  • (noun): Ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.
    Synonyms: tangent