tanning
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tanning(
tah
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nihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (leather industry)
a. el curtido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The leather tanning process involves chemical compounds that have detrimental effects.El proceso de curtido del cuero involucra el uso de compuestos químicos que tienen efectos nocivos.
2. (darkening of skin)
a. el bronceado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Spending so much time in tanning salons can't be good for your skin.Pasar tanto tiempo en los salones de bronceado no puede ser bueno para tu piel.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(beating)
a. la zurra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The man gave his son a tanning when he heard him cursing.El hombre le dio una zurra a su hijo cuando le oyó soltando palabrotas.
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tanning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of skin)
a. el bronceado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
tanning lotioncrema bronceadora
tanning studiosalón de bronceado, solariu m
2. (of hides)
a. el curtido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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tanning [ˈtænɪŋ]
noun
1 [of leather] curtido (m)
2 zurra (informal) (f)
to give sb a tanning zurrar a algn (informal)
modifier
tanning cream tanning lotion (n) bronceador (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "tanning"
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sun tanning
el bronceado
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