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Pan

 (păn)
n.
Greek Mythology The god of woods, fields, and flocks, having a human torso and head with a goat's legs, horns, and ears.

[Middle English, from Latin Pān, from Greek.]

PAN

n.
peroxyacetyl nitrate

pan 1

 (păn)
n.
1. A shallow, wide, open container, usually of metal and without a lid, used for holding liquids, cooking, and other domestic purposes.
2. A vessel similar in form to a pan, especially:
a. An open metal dish used to separate gold, other precious metals, or gemstones from gravel or waste by washing.
b. Either of the receptacles on a balance or pair of scales.
c. A vessel used for boiling and evaporating liquids.
3.
a. A basin or depression in the earth, often containing mud or water.
b. A natural or artificial basin used to obtain salt by evaporating brine.
c. Hardpan.
4. A freely floating piece of ice that has broken off a larger floe.
5. The small cavity in the lock of a flintlock used to hold powder.
6. Music A steel drum.
7. Slang The face.
8. Informal Severe criticism, especially a negative review: gave the film a pan.
v. panned, pan·ning, pans
v.tr.
1. To wash (gravel, for example) in a pan to separate out gold, other precious metals, or gemstones.
2. To cook (food) in a pan: panned the fish right after catching it.
3. Informal To criticize or review harshly.
v.intr.
1. To wash gravel, sand, or other sediment in a pan.
2. To yield gold as a result of washing in a pan.
Phrasal Verb:
pan out
To turn out well; be successful: "If I don't pan out as an actor I can still go back to school" (Saul Bellow).

[Middle English, from Old English panne, from West Germanic *panna, probably from Vulgar Latin *patna, from Latin patina, shallow pan, platter, from Greek patanē; see petə- in Indo-European roots.]

pan 2

 (pän)
n.
Variant of paan.

pan 3

 (păn)
v. panned, pan·ning, pans
v.intr.
To pivot a movie camera along a horizontal plane in order to follow an object or create a panoramic effect.
v.tr.
To pivot (a movie camera) in a specified direction.
n.
A pivoting movement of a movie camera.

[Short for panorama or panoramic.]

pan

(pæn)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. a wide metal vessel used in cooking
b. (in combination): saucepan.
2. Also called: panful the amount such a vessel will hold
3. any of various similar vessels used esp in industry, as for boiling liquids
4. (Mining & Quarrying) a dish used by prospectors, esp gold prospectors, for separating a valuable mineral from the gravel or earth containing it by washing and agitating
5. (Chemistry) either of the two dishlike receptacles on a balance
6. Also called: lavatory pan Brit the bowl of a lavatory
7. (Physical Geography)
a. a natural or artificial depression in the ground where salt can be obtained by the evaporation of brine
b. a natural depression containing water or mud
8. (Instruments) Caribbean the indented top from an oil drum used as the treble drum in a steel band
9. (Physical Geography) See hardpan, brainpan
10. (Physical Geography) a small ice floe
11. a slang word for face1a
12. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a small cavity containing priming powder in the locks of old guns
13. (Geological Science) a hard substratum of soil
14. (Cookery) short for pan loaf
vb, pans, panning or panned
15. (Mining & Quarrying) (when: tr, often foll by off or out) to wash (gravel) in a pan to separate particles of (valuable minerals) from it
16. (Mining & Quarrying) (often foll by: out) (of gravel) to yield valuable minerals by this process
17. (tr) informal to criticize harshly: the critics panned his new play.
[Old English panne; related to Old Saxon, Old Norse panna, Old High German pfanna]

pan

(pæn)
vb, pans, panning or panned
(Film) to move (a film camera) or (of a film camera) to be moved so as to follow a moving object or obtain a panoramic effect
n
(Film)
a. the act of panning
b. (as modifier): a pan shot.
[C20: shortened from panoramic]

pan

(pæn) or

paan

n
1. (Plants) the leaf of the betel tree
2. (Plants) a preparation of this leaf which is chewed, together with betel nuts and lime, in India and the East Indies
[C17: from Hindi, from Sanskrit parna feather, wing, leaf]

Pan

(pæn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the god of fields, woods, shepherds, and flocks, represented as a man with a goat's legs, horns, and ears.

pan1

(pæn)

n., v. panned, pan•ning. n.
1. a broad, usu. shallow, metal container, used in various forms for frying, baking, washing, etc.
2. any similar receptacle or part, as the scales of a balance.
3. the amount a pan holds or can hold; panful.
4. a container in which gold or other valuable metals are separated from gravel or other substances by agitation with water.
5. a drifting piece of flat, thin ice, as formed on a shore or bay.
6. a natural depression in the ground, as one containing water, mud, or mineral salts.
7. (in old guns) the hollow part of the lock, holding the priming.
8. Informal. an unfavorable review or critique.
9. Slang. the face.
v.t.
10. Informal. to criticize harshly, as in a review.
11. to wash (gravel, sand, etc.) in a pan to separate gold or other valuable metal.
12. to cook in a pan.
v.i.
13. to wash gravel, sand, etc., in a pan in seeking gold or the like.
14. to yield gold or the like, as gravel washed in a pan.
15. pan out, Informal. to have an outcome, esp. a successful one.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English panne, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon panna, Old High German pfanna]
pan′ner, n.

pan2

(pɑn)

n.
1. the leaf of the betel.
2. a substance, esp. betel nut or a betel-nut mixture, used for chewing.
[1610–20; < Hindi pān; compare Pali, Prakrit paṇṇa, Skt parṇa leaf, betel leaf]

pan3

(pæn)

v. panned, pan•ning,
n. v.i.
1. to swivel a television or motion-picture camera horizontally in order to keep a moving subject in view or record a panorama.
2. (of a camera) to be moved in such a manner.
v.t.
3. to move (a camera) in such a manner.
n.
4. the act of panning a camera.
5. the filmed shot resulting from this.
[1920–25; shortening of panorama]

pan6

(pæn)

n.

Pan1

(pæn)

n.
an ancient Greek god of shepherds and hunters, usu. represented as a man with the legs, horns, and ears of a goat.

Pan2

or pan

(pæn)

n.

pan-

a combining form meaning “all”: pantheism; used esp. in terms implying the union of all branches of a group: Pan-American; Pan-Slavism.
[< Greek pan-, comb. form of pâs (neuter pân) all, every]

Pan.

Panama.

pan

  • casserole - Came from casse, "pan" or "ladle," which probably comes from Greek kuathos, "serving cup"; casserole is a diminutive of casse, "spoonlike container" (cassette is also a diminutive of casse).
  • paella - The rice dish is Spanish for "frying pan," from Latin patella, "little pan."
  • pan, brain pan - The upper part of the skull has been called the pan or brain pan.
  • wok - Derives from a Cantonese word meaning "pan."

pan


Past participle: panned
Gerund: panning

Imperative
pan
pan
Present
I pan
you pan
he/she/it pans
we pan
you pan
they pan
Preterite
I panned
you panned
he/she/it panned
we panned
you panned
they panned
Present Continuous
I am panning
you are panning
he/she/it is panning
we are panning
you are panning
they are panning
Present Perfect
I have panned
you have panned
he/she/it has panned
we have panned
you have panned
they have panned
Past Continuous
I was panning
you were panning
he/she/it was panning
we were panning
you were panning
they were panning
Past Perfect
I had panned
you had panned
he/she/it had panned
we had panned
you had panned
they had panned
Future
I will pan
you will pan
he/she/it will pan
we will pan
you will pan
they will pan
Future Perfect
I will have panned
you will have panned
he/she/it will have panned
we will have panned
you will have panned
they will have panned
Future Continuous
I will be panning
you will be panning
he/she/it will be panning
we will be panning
you will be panning
they will be panning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been panning
you have been panning
he/she/it has been panning
we have been panning
you have been panning
they have been panning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been panning
you will have been panning
he/she/it will have been panning
we will have been panning
you will have been panning
they will have been panning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been panning
you had been panning
he/she/it had been panning
we had been panning
you had been panning
they had been panning
Conditional
I would pan
you would pan
he/she/it would pan
we would pan
you would pan
they would pan
Past Conditional
I would have panned
you would have panned
he/she/it would have panned
we would have panned
you would have panned
they would have panned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pan - cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vesselpan - cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
cooking utensil, cookware - a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking
drip pan, dripping pan - pan for catching drippings under roasting meat
frying pan, frypan, skillet - a pan used for frying foods
omelet pan, omelette pan - pan for cooking omelets
patty-pan - a pan for cooking patties or pasties
roaster - a special cooking pan for roasting
saucepan - a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling
wok - pan with a convex bottom; used for frying in Chinese cooking
2.Pan - (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
3.pan - shallow container made of metal
bain-marie - a large pan that is filled with hot water; smaller pans containing food can be set in the larger pan to keep food warm or to cook food slowly
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
dishpan - large pan for washing dishes
drip pan - pan under a refrigerator for collecting liquid waste
panhandle - the handle of a pan
pannikin - a small pan or cup (usually of tin)
warming pan - a long-handled covered pan holding live coals to warm a bed
4.Pan - chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Pongidae, Pongidae - usually considered as comprising orangutans; gorillas; chimpanzees; and sometimes gibbons
chimp, chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes - intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
bonobo, Pan paniscus, pygmy chimpanzee - small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species
Verb1.pan - make a sweeping movement; "The camera panned across the room"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
2.pan - wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals
wash - separate dirt or gravel from (precious minerals)
3.pan - express a totally negative opinion ofpan - express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"
disparage, belittle, pick at - express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"

pan

1
noun
1. pot, vessel, container, saucepan Heat the butter in a large pan.
verb
1. (Informal) criticize, knock, blast, hammer (Brit. informal), slam (slang), flame (informal), rubbish (informal), roast (informal), put down, slate (informal), censure, slag (off) (slang), tear into (informal), flay, diss (slang, chiefly U.S.), lambast(e), throw brickbats at (informal) His first movie was panned by the critics.
2. sift out, look for, wash, search for People came westward in the 1800s to pan for gold in Sierra Nevada.
pan out (Informal) work out, happen, result, come out, turn out, culminate, come to pass (archaic), eventuate None of his ideas panned out.

pan

2
verb move along or across, follow, track, sweep, scan, traverse, swing across A television camera panned the crowd.

pan

noun
1. Slang. The front surface of the head:
countenance, face, feature (often used in plural), muzzle, visage.
Informal: mug.
Slang: kisser, map, puss.
2. Informal. A comment expressing fault:
Slang: knock.
verb
Informal. To find fault with:
Informal: cut up.
Slang: knock.
phrasal verb
pan out
To turn out well:
Slang: click.
Translations
طُنْجَرَةٌقِدْر، وِعاء طَبيخوِعاء الطَّبْخ في الفُرْنيُحَرِّك عَدَسَة الكاميرا
formakastrolpánevpanoramovatšvenkovat
pandepanorere=-formformgryde
pannupannullinenvaskatavaskooliallas
tava
Pán
pan, skim; panskot, hverfiskotpanna; pottur
平なべ
pannapanoramētplats/forma cepšanai
panoramaticky zobraziť/zachytiťpekáč
pekačponev
pannasabla
กระทะ
tavaçevirmekdön mekkap
chảo

pan

1 [pæn]
A. N
1. (for cooking) → cazuela f, cacerola f, olla f (LAm); (= frying pan) → sartén f (m in LAm)
2. [of scales] → platillo m; [of lavatory] → taza f; [of firearm] → cazoleta f
to go down the panirse al traste
B. VT
1. [+ gold] → lavar con batea
2. (= criticize) [+ play etc] → dejar por los suelos
C. VI to pan for goldcribar oro
pan out VI + ADVresultar, salir (bien )
if it pans out as we hopesi sale como nosotros lo esperamos
it didn't pan out at all wellno dio ningún resultado satisfactorio
we must wait and see how it pans outtenemos que esperar hasta ver cómo sale esto

pan

2 [pæn] (Cine)
B. VT a television camera panned the stadiumuna cámara de televisión recorrió el estadio

pan

[ˈpæn]
n
(also saucepan) → casserole f pan lid
(also frying pan) → poêle f
[lavatory] → cuvette f
vi
(CINEMA)faire un panoramique
to pan across sth → faire un panoramique sur qch
to pan for gold → laver du sable aurifère
vt
(= criticize severely) [+ book, film] → éreinter
The book was panned by the critics → Le livre a été éreinté par la critique.
to pan the camera → faire un panoramique

pan

:
panhandle (US)
nPfannenstiel m; (= shape of land)Zipfel m
vi (US inf) → die Leute anhauen (inf)
panhandler
n (US inf) → Bettler(in) m(f), → Schnorrer(in) m(f) (inf)

pan

1
n
(Cook) → Pfanne f; (= saucepan)Topf m
(of scales)Waagschale f; (for gold etc) → Goldpfanne f; (of lavatory)Becken nt
(in ground) → Mulde f
vt
goldwaschen
(US) fishbraten
(inf: = slate) new play etcverreißen
vi to pan for goldGold waschen

pan

2 (Film)
n(Kamera)schwenk m
vipanoramieren; a panning shotein Schwenk; the camera panned along the walldie Kamera fuhr langsam die Mauer ab; the camera panned in to the group in the centredie Kamera schwenkte auf die Gruppe in der Mitte ein
vt they panned the camera across the whole scenesie fuhren mit der Kamera die ganze Szene ab

Pan

[pæn] nPan

pan

[pæn]
1. n (Culin) (also saucepan) → casseruola; (frying pan) → padella; (milk pan) → pentolino; (of scales) → piatto; (of lavatory) → tazza
roasting pan → teglia per arrosti
2. vt
a. (gold) → passare al vaglio
b. (fam) (play) → stroncare
3. vi
a. to pan for gold(lavare le sabbie aurifere per) cercare l'oro
b. (Cine) → fare una panoramica
pan out vi + adv (develop) → andare; (turn out well) → riuscire

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.

pan2

(pӕn) past tense, past participle panned verb
to move (a film or television camera) so as to follow a moving object or show a wide view. The camera panned slowly across to the other side of the street.

pan

طُنْجَرَةٌ kastrol pande Pfanne τηγάνι olla pannu poêle tava padella 平なべ pan panne rondel frigideira, panela сковорода panna กระทะ tava chảo 平底锅
References in classic literature ?
cried Jo, pounding with the handle of the old warming pan on which she leaned.
We seem to have gotten out of the frying pan into the fire
After examining the piece with an intelligent eye, and opening and shutting the pan some ten or fifteen times, and trying sundry other equally important experiments on the lock, he turned to the boy and demanded with great manifestations of kindness, if he was hurt.
The flour pan in which their daily bread was mixed stood on the rude table side by side with the "prospecting pans," half full of gold washed up from their morning's work; the front windows of the newer tenements looked upon the one single thoroughfare, but the back door opened upon the uncleared wilderness, still haunted by the misshapen bulk of bear or the nightly gliding of catamount.
Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon's housekeeping had so greatly improved, since Clifford became a member of the family, that her share of the banquet would have been no lean one; and Uncle Venner, accordingly, was a good deal disappointed not to find the large earthen pan, full of fragmentary eatables, that ordinarily awaited his coming at the back doorstep of the Seven Gables.
But few thoughts of Pan stirred Ahab's brain, as standing like an iron statue at his accustomed place beside the mizen rigging, with one nostril he unthinkingly snuffed the sugary musk from the Bashee isles (in whose sweet woods mild lovers must be walking), and with the other consciously inhaled the salt breath of the new found sea; that sea in which the hated White Whale must even then be swimming.
In front was a big pan which caught these creatures, and two more women who seized them as fast as they appeared and twisted them into links.
I borrowed three dollars from Judge Thatcher, and pap took it and got drunk, and went a-blowing around and cussing and whooping and carrying on; and he kept it up all over town, with a tin pan, till most midnight; then they jailed him, and next day they had him before court, and jailed him again for a week.
It finds ignoble occupation as a gaping-ground for the vacuous tourist,--somewhat as Heine might have imagined Pan carrying the gentleman's luggage from the coach to the hotel.
The Birds thir quire apply; aires, vernal aires, Breathing the smell of field and grove, attune The trembling leaves, while Universal PAN Knit with the GRACES and the HOURS in dance Led on th' Eternal Spring.
They fed me behind bars from an iron pan till one night I felt that I was Bagheera--the Panther-- and no man's plaything, and I broke the silly lock with one blow of my paw and came away.
The cook, when she had cleaned the fish, put them in a pan with some oil to fry them.