Definition of Pan. Meaning of Pan. Synonyms of Pan

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Definition of Pan

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 richly. 2. To turn out (profitably or unprofitably); to result; to develop; as, the investigation, or the speculation, panned out poorly. [Slang, U. S.]
Pan 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. --Chaucer. 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.
Pan 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.
Pan Pan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Panned; p. pr. & vb. n. Panning.] (Mining) 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.
Pan Pan, n. [Hind. p[=a]n, Skr. parna leaf.] The betel leaf; also, the masticatory made of the betel leaf, etc. See ?etel.

Meaning of Pan from wikipedia

- e.g.: pan-american pan-americanism pan-africanism pan-arabism pan-asian pan-celticism pan-european pan-germanism pan-iranism pan-islamism pan-scandinavianism
- the pan-american or pan american games (also known colloquially as the pan am games) are a major sporting event in the americas featuring summer sports
- the united states (usa) has sent athletes to every celebration of the pan american games. the united states olympic committee (usoc) is the national olympic
- see also: arab nationalism pan-arabism is an ideology espousing the unification of the countries of north africa and west asia from the atlantic
- pan frying is a form of frying characterized by the use of minimal cooking oil or fat (compared to shallow frying or deep frying); typically using just
- cuba at the pan american games.
- pan-africanism is an ideology and movement that encourages the solidarity of africans worldwide. it is based on the belief that unity is vital to economic
- mexico at the pan american games. com - comité olímpico mexicano official site.