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pan·cake

 (păn′kāk′)
n.
A thin cake made of batter that is poured onto a hot greased surface and cooked on both sides until brown. Also called flannel cake, flapjack, griddle cake, hotcake; also called regionally battercake.
v. pan·caked, pan·cak·ing, pan·cakes
v.tr.
To cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing.
v.intr.
1. To make a pancake landing.
2. To fall flat to the ground with great force, especially to collapse in such a way that higher floors or structures fall directly on the ones beneath.

pancake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. a thin flat cake made from batter and fried on both sides, often served rolled and filled with a sweet or savoury mixture
b. (as modifier): pancake mix.
2. (Cookery) a Scot name for drop scone
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a stick or flat cake of compressed make-up
4. (Aeronautics) Also called: pancake landing an aircraft landing made by levelling out a few feet from the ground and then dropping onto it
vb
(Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to make a pancake landing or (of an aircraft) to make a pancake landing

pan•cake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)

n., v. -caked, -cak•ing. n.
1. a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack.
2. Also called pan′cake land`ing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.
v.i.
3. (of an airplane) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.
v.t.
4. Informal. to flatten, esp. as the result of a mishap.
5. to cause (an airplane) to pancake.
[1400–50]

Pan-Cake

(ˈpænˌkeɪk)
Trademark.
a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usu. applied with a moist sponge.

pancake

  • blin - As in blini and blintze, it is Russian for "pancake."
  • blintz, blintze - Blintz(e) is from Russian blinets, "little pancake."
  • cake - A Viking contribution, from Old Norse kaka, it is related to "cook"; cake first meant small, flat bread roll baked on both sides by being turned—as in pancake or potato cake.
  • omelet, omelette - Omelet has also been written omelette, amulet, and aumelet; omelet's root sense is "thin layer" or "crepe," and it was first described in English as a "pancake of eggs."

pancake


Past participle: pancaked
Gerund: pancaking

Imperative
pancake
pancake
Present
I pancake
you pancake
he/she/it pancakes
we pancake
you pancake
they pancake
Preterite
I pancaked
you pancaked
he/she/it pancaked
we pancaked
you pancaked
they pancaked
Present Continuous
I am pancaking
you are pancaking
he/she/it is pancaking
we are pancaking
you are pancaking
they are pancaking
Present Perfect
I have pancaked
you have pancaked
he/she/it has pancaked
we have pancaked
you have pancaked
they have pancaked
Past Continuous
I was pancaking
you were pancaking
he/she/it was pancaking
we were pancaking
you were pancaking
they were pancaking
Past Perfect
I had pancaked
you had pancaked
he/she/it had pancaked
we had pancaked
you had pancaked
they had pancaked
Future
I will pancake
you will pancake
he/she/it will pancake
we will pancake
you will pancake
they will pancake
Future Perfect
I will have pancaked
you will have pancaked
he/she/it will have pancaked
we will have pancaked
you will have pancaked
they will have pancaked
Future Continuous
I will be pancaking
you will be pancaking
he/she/it will be pancaking
we will be pancaking
you will be pancaking
they will be pancaking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pancaking
you have been pancaking
he/she/it has been pancaking
we have been pancaking
you have been pancaking
they have been pancaking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pancaking
you will have been pancaking
he/she/it will have been pancaking
we will have been pancaking
you will have been pancaking
they will have been pancaking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pancaking
you had been pancaking
he/she/it had been pancaking
we had been pancaking
you had been pancaking
they had been pancaking
Conditional
I would pancake
you would pancake
he/she/it would pancake
we would pancake
you would pancake
they would pancake
Past Conditional
I would have pancaked
you would have pancaked
he/she/it would have pancaked
we would have pancaked
you would have pancaked
they would have pancaked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pancake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddlepancake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
cake - baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
buckwheat cake - a pancake made with buckwheat flour
buttermilk pancake - a pancake made with buttermilk
blini, bliny - Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
blintz, blintze - (Judaism) thin pancake folded around a filling and fried or baked
crape, French pancake, crepe - small very thin pancake
german pancake, pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
latke, potato pancake - made of grated potato and egg with a little flour
tortilla - thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour

pancake

noun crêpe, drop scone or Scotch pancake I adore pancakes with maple syrup.
Translations
فَطيرَة مُحَلاّة: بانكيكفَطِيرَةٌ مُحْلَاةٌ
palačinkalívanec
pandekage
ohukainenpannkakapannukakkuräiskälelätty
palačinka
palacsinta
pönnukaka
パンケーキ
팬케이크
lievanecpalacinka
palačinka
pannkaka
ขนมแพนเค้ก
bánh kếp

pancake

[ˈpænkeɪk]
A. Ntortita f, panqueque m (LAm)
see also flat 1
B. CPD Pancake Day N (Brit) → martes m inv de carnaval
pancake landing N (Aer) → aterrizaje m de panza
pancake roll N (Brit) → rollito m de primavera

pancake

[ˈpænkeɪk] ncrêpe fPancake Day Pancake Tuesday n (British)mardi m gras

pancake

nPfannkuchen m; pancake landingBauchlandung f; pancake roll˜ Frühlingsrolle f
vi (aeroplane)eine Bauchlandung machen

pancake

[ˈpænˌkeɪk] nfrittella, crêpe f inv
as flat as a pancake (fig) → piatto/a come una tavola

pan1

(pӕn) noun
1. a metal pot usually with a long handle, used for cooking food. a frying-pan; a saucepan.
2. (American) a tin for baking or cooking food inside an oven. a cake pan.
ˈpancake noun
a thin cake usually made of milk, flour and eggs and fried in a pan etc.

pancake

فَطِيرَةٌ مُحْلَاةٌ palačinka pandekage Pfannkuchen τηγανίτα panqueque, tortita ohukainen crêpe palačinka frittella パンケーキ 팬케이크 pannenkoek pannekake naleśnik panqueca блин pannkaka ขนมแพนเค้ก krep bánh kếp 薄烤饼
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Then it came out upon the other side, and there were more crashings and clatterings, and over it was flopped, like a pancake on a gridiron, and seized again and rushed back at you through another squeezer.
But the doggie ate up the pancake and barked, saying:
Tess continued to eat her modest dinner, a slice of thick pancake which she had brought with her.
Go back or I'll flatten you into a pancake," repeated he.
And, what is more," said Hordle John, suddenly appearing out of the buttery with the huge board upon which the pastry was rolled, "if either raise sword I shall flatten him like a Shrovetide pancake.
The beautiful salmon boat lay on the hard sand, squashed flat as a pancake, while on it were perched French Frank's schooner and the Reindeer.
The French, crushed as flat as a pancake, held up their heads again.
That night we struck Allan Water, and followed it down; and coming to the edge of the hills saw the whole Carse of Stirling underfoot, as flat as a pancake, with the town and castle on a hill in the midst of it, and the moon shining on the Links of Forth.
With my rags I ought to wear a cap, any sort of old pancake, but not this grotesque thing.
I'm so sorry, but the tongs were too hot, and so I've made a mess," groaned poor Jo, regarding the little black pancakes with tears of regret.
Then good food was set before them, milk and pancakes, with sugar, apples, and nuts.
When it comes to being pounded upon the head by an iron hammer, and smashed into pancakes, we naturally object.