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[ US /ˈtæn/ ]
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- ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
- a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
- a light brown the color of topaz
- of a light yellowish-brown color
- treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather
- get a tan, from wind or sun
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- Luckily, I have a very understanding boss.
- Three tall memorial archways inscribed with Chinese characters stand outside the temple.
- Ask for an aged standing rib roast from the forequarter, trimmed and chined; bring to room temperature before roasting.
- These observations will provide a valuable supplement to the simultaneous records of other expeditions, especially the British in McMurdo Sound and the German in Weddell Sea, above all as regards the hypsometer observations (for the determination of altitude) on sledge journeys. The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim
- There is no absolute standard for beauty.
- Shah went forth with her for a distance of three parasangs; after which he bade farewell to her and the Wazir and those with him, and returned to his home in gladness and safety. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
- We had engaged a very nice mare and stanhope, which we knew we could depend upon, when, the day before the race, the chestnut was declared lame, and not a presentable four-legged animal was to be hired in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846
- Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
- As the holiday movie season winds down, we thought we'd preview the films of 2003 to see which ones stand out and which should stand down.
- Chlorophyll is only one of several pigments found in plants, but it is by far the most important.