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  1. Tattoos

    A tattoo is a form of body modification made by inserting tattoo ink, dyes, and/or pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to form a design. Tattoo artists create these designs using several tattooing processes and techniques, including hand-tapped traditional tattoos and modern tattoo machines. The history of tattooing goes back to Neolithic times, practiced across the globe by many cultures, and the symbolism and impact of tattoos varies in different places and cultures. Tattoos may be decorative (with no specific meaning), symbolic (with a specific meaning to the wearer), or pictorial (a depiction of a specific person or item). Many tattoos serve as rites of passage, marks of status and rank, symbols of religious and spiritual devotion, decorations for bravery, marks of fertility, pledges of love, amulets and talismans, protection, and as punishment, like the marks of outcasts, slaves and convicts. Extensive decorative tattooing has also been part of the work of performance artists such as tattooed ladies. Today, people choose to be tattooed for artistic, cosmetic, sentimental/memorial, religious, and spiritual reasons, or to symbolize their belonging to or identification with particular groups, including criminal gangs (see criminal tattoos) or a particular ethnic group or law-abiding subculture. Tattoos may show how a person feels about a relative (commonly a parent or child) or about an unrelated person.Tattoos can also be used for functional purposes, such as identification, permanent makeup, and medical purposes.

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  1. Tattoos

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tattoos in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tattoos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tattoos in a Sentence

  1. Detective Esteban Flores One:

    Those are typical tattoos that you do see sometimes on white supremacists, but we don't know if that has anything to do with what happened today.

  2. Liao Lijia:

    Ten years ago we still associated tattoos with bad people or gangsters. People who wanted to get one were afraid of discrimination from society, but tattoo culture is well accepted by Chinese people these days, especially in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou.

  3. Professor Thomas:

    In Samoa, men have elaborate tattoos inked on their thighs, buttocks and lower chest, it is a painful ordeal that requires a man to submit to the authority of the elders. When he emerges, he is celebrated as a hero.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Oh, give him asylum -- he's afraid, he's afraid ! we don't love the fact that he's got tattoos on his face, that's not a good sign. We don't love the fact that he's carrying the flag of Honduras or Guatemala or El Salvador, only to say he's petrified to be in his country.

  5. Teal Oceans Akerson:

    Ari was a strange person, i met her right outside the tattoo shop, Good Life Tattoos, and her friends were getting tattooed, so she was waiting out there on the bench.

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