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Pan Pan, v. i.
1. (Mining) To yield gold in, or as in, the process of
panning; -- usually with out; as, the gravel panned out
2. To turn out (profitably or unprofitably); to result; to
develop; as, the investigation, or the speculation, panned
out poorly. [Slang, U. S.]
PanPan Pan, n. [OE. panne, AS. panne; cf. D. pan, G. pfanne, OHG.
pfanna, Icel., Sw., LL., & Ir. panna, of uncertain origin;
cf. L. patina, E. paten.]
1. A shallow, open dish or vessel, usually of metal, employed
for many domestic uses, as for setting milk for cream, for
frying or baking food, etc.; also employed for various
uses in manufacturing. ``A bowl or a pan.' --Chaucer.
2. (Manuf.) A closed vessel for boiling or evaporating. See
Vacuum pan, under Vacuum.
3. The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.
4. The skull, considered as a vessel containing the brain;
the upper part of the head; the brainpan; the cranium.
5. (C?rp.) A recess, or bed, for the leaf of a hinge.
6. The hard stratum of earth that lies below the soil. See
Hard pan, under Hard.
7. A natural basin, containing salt or fresh water, or mud.
Flash in the pan. See under Flash.
To savor of the pan, to suggest the process of cooking or
burning; in a theological sense, to be heretical.
--Ridley. Southey. PanPan Pan, n. [OE. See 2d Pane.]
1. A part; a portion.
2. (Fort.) The distance comprised between the angle of the
epaule and the flanked angle.
3. [Perh. a different word.] A leaf of gold or silver.
Pan Pan, v. t. & i. [Cf. F. pan skirt, lappet, L. pannus a
cloth, rag, W. panu to fur, to full.]
To join or fit together; to unite. [Obs.] --Halliwell.
PanPan Pan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Panned; p. pr. & vb. n.
To separate, as gold, from dirt or sand, by washing in a kind
of pan. [U. S.]
We . . . witnessed the process of cleaning up and
panning out, which is the last process of separating
the pure gold from the fine dirt and black sand. --Gen.
W. T. Sherman. PanPan Pan, n. [Hind. p[=a]n, Skr. parna leaf.]
The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel leaf,
etc. See ?etel.
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