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Meaning of TANNING

Pronunciation:  'taning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  making leather from rawhide
  2. [n]  beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
  3. [n]  process in which skin pigmentation darkens as a result of exposure to ultraviolet light
 

TANNING is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: flagellation, flogging, lashing, whipping
 
 See Also: activity, beating, bodily function, bodily process, body process, creating from raw materials, drubbing, horsewhipping, lacing, self-flagellation, thrashing, trouncing, whacking

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tan"ning\, n.
The art or process of converting skins into leather. See
{Tan}, v. t., 1.

 

 

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