Definition of

Tanning

  1. (noun, act) making leather from rawhide
  2. (noun, act) beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  3. (noun, process) process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light

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Synonyms of Tanning

flagellation, flogging, lashing, whipping

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