Definition of Van. Meaning of Van. Synonyms of Van

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Van. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Van and, of course, Van synonyms and on the right images related to the word Van.

Definition of Van

Van
Van Van, n. [Cornish.] (Mining) A shovel used in cleansing ore.
Van
Van Van, v. t. (Mining) To wash or cleanse, as a small portion of ore, on a shovel. --Raymond.
Van
Van Van, n. [Abbreviated from caravan.] 1. A light wagon, either covered or open, used by tradesmen and others fore the transportation of goods. [Eng.] 2. A large covered wagon for moving furniture, etc., also for conveying wild beasts, etc., for exhibition. 3. A close railway car for baggage. See the Note under Car, 2. [Eng.]
Van
Van Van, n. [L. vannus a van, or fan for winnowing grain: cf. F. van. Cf. Fan, Van a wing Winnow.] 1. A fan or other contrivance, as a sieve, for winnowing grain. 2. [OF. vanne, F. vanneau beam feather (cf. It. vanno a wing) fr. L. vannus. See Etymology above.] A wing with which the air is beaten. [Archaic] ``[/Angels] on the air plumy vans received him. ' --Milton. He wheeled in air, and stretched his vans in vain; His vans no longer could his flight sustain. --Dryden.
Van
Van Van, v. t. [Cf. F. vanner to winnow, to fan. See Van a winnowing machine.] To fan, or to cleanse by fanning; to winnow. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Van
Van Van, n. [Abbrev. fr. vanguard.] The front of an army; the first line or leading column; also, the front line or foremost division of a fleet, either in sailing or in battle. Standards and gonfalons, twixt van and rear, Stream in the air. --Milton.

Meaning of Van from wikipedia

- A van is a type of road vehicle used for transporting goods or people. Depending on the type of van, it can be bigger or smaller than a pickup truck and...
- Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləɱ vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen); 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who posthumously...
- Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (French: [ʒɑ̃ klod kamij fʁɑ̃swa vɑ̃ vaʁɑ̃bɛʁɡ], Dutch: [vɑɱ ˈvaːrə(m)ˌbɛr(ə)x]; born 18 October 1960), known...
- Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (/væn ˈheɪlən/ van HAY-lən, Dutch: [ˈɛtʋɑrt ˈloːdəʋɛik fɑn ˈɦaːlə(n)]; January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020) was an American musician...
- band. Los Van Van Vol I (1969) Los Van Van Vol II (1974) Los Van Van Vol III (1974) Los Van Van Vol IV (1976) Los Van Van Vol V (1976) Los Van Van Vol VI...
- Van Halen (/væn ˈheɪlɛn/ van HAY-len) was an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. Credited with "restoring hard rock to the forefront...
- annual Vans Warped Tour traveling rock festival. Paul Van Doren, his brother James, and Gordon C. Lee opened the first Vans store under the name The Van Doren...
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (/miːs ... roʊ/ MEESS-...-ROH; German: [ˈluːtvɪç ˈmiːs fan deːɐ̯ ˈʁoːə]; born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August...
- Richard Wayne Van **** (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. His award-winning career has spanned seven decades...
- vocalist Johnny Van Zant and Donnie Van Zant, the founder and vocalist of 38 Special. He was the father of Tammy Van Zant and Melody Van Zant. He was born...