Definitions for "Tan"
Keywords:  bark, oak, hide, woodruff, barberry
The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for tanning hides; -- so called both before and after it has been used. Called also tan bark.
To convert (the skin of an animal) into leather, as by usual process of steeping it in an infusion of oak or some other bark, whereby it is impregnated with tannin, or tannic acid (which exists in several species of bark), and is thus rendered firm, durable, and in some degree impervious to water.
To thrash or beat; to flog; to switch; as, to tan a disobedient child's hide.
An improvised vocal or instrumental musical phrase
A fast melodic figure taken at least at double the speed in khayal and instrumental performances.
A common improvisational element of classical and light vocal and instrumental styles using sargam (the swars names like Sa and Ga etc), akar (aa sounding vowel syllable) and ekar, ookar etc. It is normally sung at double the speed of the composition.
A yellowish-brown color, like that of tan.
A brown color imparted to the skin by exposure to the sun; as, hands covered with tan.
Of the color of tan; yellowish-brown.
Allotted seat on the platform (sho) for zazen.
A meditation platform in a zendo. Usually there are three or four: the jikijitsu tan (the tan to the left as you enter the front of the zendo), tanto tan (the tan to the right as you enter the front of the zendo), naka tan (an auxilliary tan between the jikijitsu tan and the tanto tan), and sometimes a gaitan (an auxilliary tan outside the main zendo room). The word tan can also indicate a personâ€(tm)s place on the tan, and hence his place in the monastery hierarchy.
The transaction number is used in online banking as the secondary means of identification after the PIN. While the PIN (almost) always stays the same, and therefore can be reused, the TAN is only valid for one financial transaction. You have to use a new TAN for each online banking transaction.
Transaction number A secret number used in home banking which is forwarded with every transaction (for example the transfer of funds). A TAN can be used for one transaction only.
Acids are formed when a fluid comes in contact with oxygen, TAN levels are a means to show the extent of which a fluid has been oxidized. New fluids typically have a TAN less than 0.05, most fluids should be changed at and have a condemning limit of a TAN of 1.0. The rate of oxidation is minimal under 200F however as the temperature climbs the effects of oxidation are exponential. It is an industry accepted standard to assume the rate of oxidation doubles for each 15 degree increase above 200F.
This trigonmetric function returns the tangent of an expression in radians where expr does NOT equal multiples of pi/2.
A rapid succession of notes.
See Tax Anticipation Note.
Tax Anticipation Note. A Note issued in anticipation of the future receipt of the proceeds of taxes assessed by the Issuer.
Keywords:  picul, see
See Picul.
Keywords:  warrior
Keywords:  lengthen, stretch, extend
To stretch, extend, lengthen out.
Keywords:  surnames, chinese, study, common
Tan is a Chinese surname. In a 2006 study of the 100 most common Chinese surnames, Tan was found to be the 67th most common.
Unit of land measurement equivalent to one-tenth chô.
Keywords:  wheat, colour, light
light wheat colour
ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
Keywords:  antibody, hiv, negative, tested
tested antibody negative for HIV
Keywords:  tiny, network, area
Tiny Area Network
Keywords:  below, end
end, below
Line activated telephone recorder
Keywords:  traditional, nation, access
Traditional Access Nation
Keywords:  physical, service
physical service